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Farm to Glass: Craft Breweries Hop on Local Food Bandwagon


The country’s craft beer industry is growing at a tremendous rate. Last year, more than 400 breweries opened nationwide. In some states, like Colorado, there are so many craft breweries they’re beginning to blend together. As Harvest Public Media’s Luke Runyon reports, in such a crowded field, some startups are trying to outshine the competition with an unusual, artisanal approach.


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Harvest Public Media is a collaborative project between Kansas Public Radio and other public radio stations, focusing on rural life, farming and agricultural topics. To hear this story again, or to get more information about craft breweries and photos of the brewers featured in this story, visit

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