Willet Hop & Grain

Willet Hop and Grain is a central New York hop and grain farm. We are committed to researching, trialing and growing the best possible hops available.  Willet Hop & Grain is focused on delivering the highest quality ingredients to our valued customers.

August 2017 - Hop Bine, so strong!!!!  Climbing, climbing, climbing to the wire!

August 2017 - Hop Bine, so strong!!!!  Climbing, climbing, climbing to the wire!

August 2017 ~ Harvesting the hops is a few shorts weeks away!  

August 2017 ~ Harvesting the hops is a few shorts weeks away!  

2017 ~ We decided to add some cows to our farm this summer.  They're so peaceful.    Mooooooooooo!!

2017 ~ We decided to add some cows to our farm this summer.  They're so peaceful.    Mooooooooooo!!

They  just keep growing and growing!!! July 2017

They  just keep growing and growing!!! July 2017

Newport hops - June 2017

Newport hops - June 2017

2017 ~ Here we go friends!  Hops are jumping on the "Beer Trees" on this beautiful day. #craftbeer #thinknydrinkny #sunshineyday #lovethisfarm

2017 ~ Here we go friends!  Hops are jumping on the "Beer Trees" on this beautiful day. #craftbeer #thinknydrinkny #sunshineyday #lovethisfarm

2017 ~ Coir is a natural fibre extracted from the husk of coconut.  Lots of coir string going up!! 

2017 ~ Coir is a natural fibre extracted from the husk of coconut.  Lots of coir string going up!! 

Spring 2017 -~ Lee Rutan and his team have all the strings ready for the hop plants to start climbing.  Acres upon acres upon acres.  We're ready!!!! 

Spring 2017 -~ Lee Rutan and his team have all the strings ready for the hop plants to start climbing.  Acres upon acres upon acres.  We're ready!!!! 

A lot of fun at the Desmond Hotel for the 2017 NY Craft Brewers Fest.

A lot of fun at the Desmond Hotel for the 2017 NY Craft Brewers Fest.

2017 ~  NYC Beer Week Opening Bash Invitational where 15 NYC Breweries created a unique beer using our Cascade Hop variety.  They were delicious.  Fun times with our friends Ann Marie & Sean Faughnan. 

 FOR SALE - Fresh 2017 Maple Syrup!  Maple Porter?  Maple Stout?  Pancakes?  Oh, the options are endless!!  See our "Store" tab for pricing.

February 2017 ~ Our Sugar Shake is steaming and that means maple syrup is on its way!!!  I see Maple Porters and Maple Stout beers in your future.  Pancakes TOO!!  

2016 ~ Steady and Strong Hop Bine

2016 ~ Cascade Varieties up the Wire

July 2016 ~ The rye field at sunset.  Love this picture!

Mmmmmm, wish this was a scratch & sniff photo so you could smell what I'm smelling! 

 

 

2016 before harvest

2016 before harvest

July 2016 ~ A view from the inside looking out.

July 2016 ~ Baby hop cones resting overnight. 

This young Hop Master is 6'5"  to put into perspective the height of the healthy bines.  June 2016

This young Hop Master is 6'5"  to put into perspective the height of the healthy bines.  June 2016

2016 ~ Engagement photos on the farm.  Our daughter and future son-in-law. 

June 2016 ~ Climbing up the Beer Tree! 

Nighttime Bines on the Wire, July 2016

Nighttime Bines on the Wire, July 2016

Hop Barn and Grain Bin  ~ 2016

Drip, drip.  Irrigation up and running.  (Photo credit:  Leana Testani)

January 2015

2015 Hop Harvest 

December 2014 ~ Beer Trees in the distance.

 

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