Eric Desmarais, owner of CLS Farms, is a fourth-generation farmer whose family has been growing hops in Washington since 1904. Working with an unpredictable Mother Nature and an ever-changing hop market can be a challenge, but Eric is driven by his commitment to quality. This is why the Founders team was drawn to work with him.
Location: Moxee, Washington
Primary Hops: Centennial, El Dorado, Chinook
Year Established: 1996