Saving the World with Beer

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Fermenting RevolutionChris O'Brien is a beer activist.  He advocates the craft beer movement, which he argues is better for the environment and the community.  Now there are about 1500 craft breweries operating in the U.S. than there were decades ago.  Some small brewers are now even growing their own hops.

Some sustainable beers are:

Wells and Young's Banana Bread Beer, made from fair trade ingredients.

5 Seasons Brewing makes organic beer.

Hopworks organic beer.

A catalog of local breweries is here.

Music break: The Sting by The Ragtimers

Credits

Host:
Evan Kleiman

Producers:
Jennifer Ferro, Harriet Ells