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Meetings, workshops, field days, hop stringing parties, and harvest events for Co-Op members will be listed below. If you have an event that you would like to promote, please let us know using the information on the Contact page.

ODHC Business Meeting - September 9, 2017

posted May 10, 2017, 4:03 AM by Holly Scoggins   [ updated May 10, 2017, 4:06 AM ]

We're coming to the Tidewater area!
The next ODHC Business Meeting will be Sept. 9 at 11:00 a.m., hosted by Brass Cannon Brewing, 5476 Mooretown Road, Williamsburg, VA.
All ODHC members AND non-members are welcome to attend!
Agenda will be posted closer to the meeting date.

ODHC Business Meeting - April 8, 2017

posted Apr 2, 2017, 3:07 PM by Holly Scoggins

Per Chairman Randy Green -
The next meeting will be held on Saturday, 8 April at the Vanish Brewery, 42245 Black Hops Lane, Leesburg, VA  20176.  Due to the popularity of the venue, the meeting will start at 1100.  The brewery is located on US Rt15 about 10 miles north of Leesburg just past the traffic light in the village of Lucketts.    Details are contained in the attached agenda.  Following the business meeting, we will have a tour of the brewery and the Organarchy hop processing facility.  This is a great opportunity for growers to see a hop processing facility and make connections with a hop processor.  Conference call information many be found in the meeting agenda (see link).

Save the Dates
The post harvest business meeting will be held on Saturday 9 September in the Williamsburg, VA; time and site to be determined.  The Annual Business Meeting (Officer and Board election) will be held on Saturday, 18 November at CitySpace, Charlottesville, VA starting at 1pm.   Any producer member interested in serving in a leadership position in ODHC for 2018 should contact Randy Green, Chairman, greendiamondhops@hotmail.com

Operating Committees
The key operating committees, Marketing, and Publicity,  Finance and Grants, and Operating Agreements are looking for volunteers.  This is a great way to become involved with the operation of your cooperative.  The Operating Agreements committee is in need of a Chairperson.  Please contact any Board Member with your offers of volunteer assistance. 

Annual Membership Dues are now payable.  $40/Producer members (180 plus plants); $20/Associate members (0-179 plants).  Membership dues represent a significant portion of the Cooperative's operating budget and are vital to our continued existence as an agribusiness.   Checks may be sent to Kurt Stanfield, 1243 Mall Drive, North Chesterfield, VA  23235. 

Coop Meeting January 28th, 2017

posted Jan 2, 2017, 4:29 PM by Nat Abeles   [ updated Jan 2, 2017, 4:39 PM ]

Our first business meeting of 2017 will be held on Saturday, 28 January.  Board Member Walt Hopkins has agreed to host this meeting at Cave Hill Farm, 1001 Jacob Burner Road, McGaheysville, VA.  The farm is near Harrisonburg and is in keeping with the Cooperative's objective of holding meetings at different locations across the state.  Among other businesses, Walt and Lisa operate a bed and breakfast at Cave Hill Farm.  Anyone wishing overnight lodging following the meeting should contact Walt (walthopkins@cavehillcorp.com ) for details.  The meeting agenda will be published prior to the meeting.

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April - Quarterly Meeting

posted Mar 23, 2016, 7:05 AM by Justin Leggett

On April 30th at 1pm, the Old Dominion Hosp Cooperative will have it's Quarterly Meeting to check progress in your hops yard, updates on intiiatives within the ODHC, welcome new members and invite potential members to discover our great venture!

Rising Silo Brewery
2351 Glade Rd, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060

January 2016 Meeting

posted Jan 17, 2016, 4:05 PM by Justin Leggett   [ updated Jan 29, 2016, 6:51 PM ]

At this business meeting of the Old Dominion Hops Cooperative we will hear review the Outgoing Chairman's report, as well as hear from the new Chairmen. The meeting will be held on January 30th at 1:00 p.m. at BadWolf Brewing Company and the address is 8420 Kao Circle, Manassas VA. For those who cannot be there in person an online web conference is available https://www.anymeeting.com/248-749-918 and dial in number is 323-920-0091 Attendee PIN 382 4984#

South Atlantic Hops Conference - March 4 & 5 in Richmond

posted Dec 23, 2015, 5:49 AM by Devon Kistler

This two day event will kick-off on Friday with a tour of local hop yards followed by a brewery tour. You will have an opportunity to purchase dinner during the brewery tour. Saturday will be a day full of educational programs and a trade show. Check out our great line-up of presentations and speakers (agenda is still being developed). 
James Altwies of Gorst Valley Hops will be the featured speaker.
The event will be held in Richmond, Virginia at the Clarion hotel. Registration and program information is available at South Atlantic Hops Conference

Old Dominion Hops Co-Op Meeting - November 21 in Charlottesville

posted Nov 11, 2015, 5:27 AM by Devon Kistler   [ updated Nov 11, 2015, 5:29 AM ]

At this business meeting of the Old Dominion Hops Cooperative we will elect officers and board members for 2016. In addition we will review the success of the recent Hops In The Park event and discuss the upcoming South Atlantic Hops Conferece. The meeting will be held at CitySpace in Charlottesville on the downtown mall. The address is 100 5th Street NE, which is close to many local breweries. For those who cannot be there in person an online web conference is available https://www.anymeeting.com/116-216-402 and audio conference 323-920-0091 pin 382 4984#

Hops In The Park - November 14

posted Oct 12, 2015, 6:21 AM by Devon Kistler

On Saturday, November 14th, 2015, The Citie of Henricus opens its doors to the public for the first annual HOPS in the PARK Harvest Festival, to benefit the Henricus Historical Park and The Old Dominion Hops Cooperative.

Visitors will have the opportunity to try beer or mead that celebrate Virginia agriculture.

Each brewery or meadery must use at least one Virginia-harvested product in their beer or wine to participate in the HOPS in the PARK festival. For more information go to
Hops In The Park.


ODHC Meeting October 3 at 3:30 in Charlottesville

posted Oct 1, 2015, 6:24 PM by Devon Kistler

The Co-Op members and those interested in membership will meet at CitySpace located att 100 5th St NE on the downtown mall. This location is close to Champion brewing, Three Notch'd Brewing, 2nd Street Brewery, and C'Villian Brewing This last meeting of 2015 we will discuss the growing season, harvest, receive reports from  committees, discuss Hops in the Park festival, and plan for our 2016 events.  For those who cannot attend in person a webcast will be available at  https://www.anymeeting.com/212-573-645 or call in at 323-920-0091 PIN: 547 4148#

Old Dominion Hops Co-Op Meeting - May 16 at 1:00 pm

posted May 4, 2015, 7:57 PM by Devon Kistler

Mark those calendars for the next ODHC business meeting on May 16th at 1:00 pm. Due to the growth of our Co-Op we are renting a meeting room at the Best Western in Zion Crossroads, just 10 minutes East of Charlottesville and right off Interstate 64. Lots of good places to get lunch close to the hotel before the meeting. We will also be doing an online web conference for those who want to participate but cannot attend in person. Details on the web conference will be posted next week. The hotel address is 135 Wood Ridge Terrace, Zion Crossroads, VA. Can't wait to see you all there.

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