In Ohio, two entrepreneurs have made a startling discovery: at one time, their area was one of the largest malting regions in the world, accounting for nearly 350,000 acres of Ohio’s agricultural land. Prohibition moved institutional knowledge away to Canada and beyond, but over the last century or so, Ohio’s climate hasn’t changed. Which begs the question — if Ohio once produced tremendous amounts of barley, could it do so again?
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Written by Kenny Gould.
Originally published May 30, 2019.