Supporting healthy lifestyle and fun with sports, Hops Farmers were among the sponsors pleased to announce their support for the 3rd annual Mountain Grind in British Columbia.

PENDER HARBOUR, BRITISH COLUMBIA APRIL 23rd 2027 -, Through this sponsorship, Persephone Brewing Company and Fraser Valley Hop Farms Inc, ere among the proud presenting sponsors of athletics, which included track and field, log carry, mud pit, log hurdle, monkey bars, forest swing, tire run over, climbing wall, water slide, mini walls and more spread out over a 10km distance.

Finish line at the Mountain Grind event | April 22nd 2017
Finish line at the Mountain Grind event.

“I had a fantastic time, 1st but will definitely not be the last! Great event and so well organized, well done!!” said Haley W.

The 10KM cross-country obstacle course took place on the scenic Suncoaster Trail with an emphasis on fun. The combination of challenging obstetrical for all fitness levels and music broad-casted Live by 91.7 Coast FM, made for a high energy vibe.

“The health and well-being of Canadians is one of the reasons why our Hop Farm is so passionate about what we do. Giving back to our local community which has supported the buy-local movement is paramount to our core values.” said Teya Blackwell at Fraser Valley Hop Farms Inc.

Booth hosted by FVHFs | Offering locally made Kombucha
Booth hosted by FVHFs | Offering locally made Kombucha

Sponsors of the event were proud of the positive contributions made to the local BC economy, and to the overall emotional and physical health of Canadians. Canadian farmers have been known to support a number of local initiatives nation-wide. The craft beer boom has allowed Hops farmers to throw their hat into the pool of farmers adding to the long lasting legacy of community pride.

“Event runners pushed faster, higher and stronger. I noticed community pride contingent of local athletes of all ages who are living and training in the province.” said Shane D. Toews, Marketing Director for Fraser Valley Hop Farms Inc, who was present at the event along side Farming Operations Manager John Jenkinson.

 

Shane D. Toews (Marketing Director) | John Jenkinson (Farm Operations Manager)
Shane D. Toews (Marketing Director) | John Jenkinson (Farm Operations Manager)

The 2017 Mountain Grind took place on April 22nd at the Lions Park Club, 13776 Highway 101, Maderia Park, BC. Made possible by contributions and support of event attendees, vendors, sponsors and the Government of Canada. For those interested in learning more about the Mountain Grind annual event, please visit moutaingrind.ca.

Monkey Business Brewery Ltd | Kombucha | Clothing
Monkey Business Brewery Ltd | Kombucha | Clothing
Kombucha On Tap For Mountain Grind Event | April 22nd 2017
Kombucha On Tap For Mountain Grind Event | April 22nd 2017

Fraser Valley Hop Farms Inc was offering Kombucha Tea brewed by Monkey Business Brewery Ltd, a product of the farm. Located in Agassiz on Seabird Island, the farm intends to grow several hop varieties for both local and international breweries. To learn more about Fraser Valley Hop Farms Inc, please visit them at fraservalleyhopfarms.com.

 

 

MEDIA CONTACT

Shane D. Toews
shane@fraservalleyhopfarms.com
Fraser Valley Hop Farms Inc, Marketing Director
Oceanic Plaza – 1066 W Hastings St.
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6E 3X2
Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Mon – Fri
www.fraservalleyhopfarms.com