The Northeast Hop Alliance

The Northeast Hop Alliance (NeHA) welcomes hops growers, brewers, educators, and supporters to join us in promoting hops as a specialty crop in the Northeast, and restoring hops as the profitable agricultural industry that once thrived in this area for nearly 150 years. 

  • Organized in 2000

  • Sub-chapters in Maryland, New York, and New England

  • Advised by Cornell Cooperative Extension and the University of Vermont Crops and Soils Team

  • Over 600 members across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states

  • Membership includes hop growers, brewers, homebrewers, historian, educators, and hops supporters of all kinds. 

Our Mission Statement

The Northeast Hop Alliance is a broad based coalition established to explore the feasibility of reestablishing commercial hops production in New York and the Northeast

Our Goals
  • To secure financial, scientific, and community resources to support the viability of commercial hops production in New York and the Northeast.

  • Enhance the cultural heritage of hops production through education, agritourism, and architectural preservation.

Benefits of Membership

  • Use of Northeast Hop Alliance on any promotional material

  • Discounts at the annual Cornell Hops Conference and UVM Hops Conference and other events

  • Access to exclusive resources and discussion pages on the Northeast Hop Alliance Website and member portal.