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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.

REMINDER: 2018 Membership Dues are Now Payable

posted Nov 8, 2017, 6:39 PM by Melissa Meyers   [ updated Nov 8, 2017, 6:50 PM ]

It's that time of year again. Don't forget to send your membership dues.

Please send checks to: 

Treasurer, ODHC

1243 Mall Drive

Chesterfield, VA 22235.  

Producer Members (180 plus crowns) – $40/year

Associate Members (0 – 179 crowns) – $20/year

Research Partners and Extension Agents – Free

ODHC Business Meeting - December 2, 2017

posted Nov 8, 2017, 6:31 PM by Melissa Meyers   [ updated Nov 8, 2017, 6:34 PM ]

Our next business meeting will be held on December 2nd, 2017 at Pro Re Nata Farm Brewery from 11am–12pm

Location and agenda details are below. We hope to see everyone there!

Pro Re Nata Farm Brewery

6135 Rockfish Gap Turnpike

Crozet, Virginia 22932


Food truck on site; other restaurants located nearby.

2017 Business Meeting Agenda

On-line conference call information:  1-515-604-9835 pin: 833567


·       Call to Order 11:00

·       Host Brewery Introduction                                                                       

·       Welcoming Remarks and Chairman’s Report                               Dixon Leatherbury

·       Secretary’s Report                                                                        Suzie Trefsgar

o      Approval of September Meeting Minutes

·       Treasurer’s Report                                                                        Kurt Stanfield

·       Cooperative Extension News                                                        Laura Seigle

·       Academic Partners Update                                                           Davis, Rutto, Scoggins

·       Old Business

o       Standing Committee Reports                                   

§     Marketing and Publicity                                               

§     Finance/Grant Proposals                        Justen Dick

§     Operating Agreements

o      2018 Bulk Buying Opportunities                          Dixon Leatherbury

o      2018 South-Atlantic Hops Conference                Holly Scoggins

o      Central Virginia Hops Processing Facility            Andrew Cox

·       New Business

o      Cascade Bowl                                                      Justen Dick

o      2018 Officer and Board Election                          Dixon Leatherbury

o      ODHC News Letter                                              David Goode

·       Open Discussion                                                                            All

o      2017 Hop Season Summary

·       2018 Meetings

o      Dates and Locations will be announced in January 2018

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.

Google Map location

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.


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