Island farmers hope to hop on craft beer boom by growing barley
By Top Crop Manager
Nov. 27, 2015 - Some P.E.I. farmers hope to cash in on the craft brewery craze by growing malting barley.
Six Island farmers have been test-growing about a hundred hectares of malting barley for the last three summers.
Until recently, most of Canada's malting barley was grown out West, but beer habits have changed dramatically.