“I think that diversification is the key to most successful agricultural operations,” acknowledged Pete Goderie. Goderie, a partner in Goderie’s Tree Farm and Nursery near Johnstown, NY, was explaining the farm’s new venture in growing hops.
Vodka, gin and whiskey might not seem to be connected to the farm, but their ingredients begin there. In the case of Vermont’s award-winning beverages from Caledonia Spirits, distilling spirits is the quintessential agricultural act and the raw, pure ingredients are the basis for their success. Continue reading→