About Us

Formed in March 2013, the Minnesota Hop Growers Association (MHGA) has been established by growers,
researchers, and other persons interested in Minnesota hop production.  

MHGA is operated exclusively for charitable, scientific and educational purposes, as defined in Section 501(c)(5) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Our Mission

The mission of the MHGA is to:

  • Support research that adds to the scientific knowledge about hop cultivation and related horticultural issues;

  • Provide community education and support services for people involved in hop cultivation;

  • Inform the public about hop cultivation in Minnesota;

  • Advocate the interests of, and enlist the support, participation and involvement of persons involved in hop cultivation;

  • Seek funds to support research, education and services;

  • Collaborate with other groups or organizations where  appropriate.