Ocean State Hops brought hops farming back to Rhode Island. Brother-in-laws and co-owners, Joel Littlefield and Matt Richardson liked brewing hoppy homebrews and started growing their own hops in 2007. Since 2010, their ever-expanding hop yard allowed the team to offer excess hops to home brewers.
Ocean State Hops is the only hops farm in RI, growing hops in Exeter. The hop yard expands each year and now has over 400 American hops plants in three varieties: Cascade, Chinook and Newport hops. [Read more here.]