Heather Ault is a wife, mother, and craft beer professional. She has been in sales and marketing with Flying Dog Brewery for over a decade and has recently taken the role of Director of National Accounts and Export. She is passionate about craft beer and the craft beer industry all around the world and always has a lot to say about it!
Solomon Rose is the founder of Organarchy Hops located in Oldtown, MD. Organarchy specializes in knowledgeable hop yard consulting, field management and construction, and competitive supply rates for novice to expert growers. As Maryland’s first USDA certified Hop Farm, totaling 14 acres under trellis, Organarchy has been on the forefront of organic hops production in the mid atlantic area since 2012. Recently expanding into content-packed events for current and prospect growers to commercial and home brewers, the expertise of Organarchy goes beyond just the fields.
Solomon was previously a rancher and hunting guide in Idaho and Texas where he developed a deep love for the land that he has channeled into his farm and projects today. With deep roots in Allegany County, MD, where he was born and raised until his teens, Solomon is a key player in the MD/VA hop industry boom.