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The Audacity of Hops – Local and organic hops are popping up all across the country.
American Brewer, Winter 2008-9

Beer and Climate Change – The carbon impacts associated with a six pack of New Belgium’s Fat Tire ale.
American Brewer, Summer 2008

The Ultimate in Green Beer Packaging
Mid-Atlantic Brewing News, Guest Editorial, June-July, 2008

Official: Beer Is the Answer. New Ideas from Microbreweries Are Leading the Way for Sustainable Business.
Guardian Unlimited,
April 26, 2007.

Beer & Coffee
Mid Atlantic Brewing News, Oct-Nov 2007

Brewing Naturally
American Brewer, Fall 2006

Cheap, Sustainable Energy: The Answer Is Brewin’ in the Wind
American Brewer, Spring 2006

Toward an Ecology of Beer
Green Living Journal
, January, 2007

The Perils of Globeerization – This article was picked up by Alternet and appeared in media outlets worldwide.
Foreign Policy in Focus, October 24, 2006.

King Pilsner, Bia Hoi, Snake Wine, and the Sex Machine Chronicles of my adventures on Vietnam’s beer frontier.
Zymurgy Magazine, Sept/Oct 2005.

AmBrewFall2006CoverCOLUMNS
The articles below all appeared as my Brewing a Better World column in American Brewer magazine.

Can Beer Craft Community?
My contribution to the “community of brewers” issue, remarking on the loss of community places in America and how brewpubs can help fill the void.
American Brewer
, Spring 2008

The Organic Hops Controversy
About the proposed USDA rule change officially exempting hops from being required to be organic in beers labeled USDA organic certified.
American Brewer, Fall 2007

Support Your Local Brewery: How Locally-owned Businesses Give Back More to Their Communities Compared to Corporate Chains
American Brewer, Summer 2007

Grains of Possibility: Uses for Spent Brewing Grain
American Brewer, Spring 2007

Seeing the Forest for the Beers
American Brewer, Winter 2006/7.

Craft Beer & Eco Business Trends
American Brewer, Fall 2006

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