Thanks for all of your hard work Chuck and Tom!
The story behind the hops:
Over a century-old hops were found by City of Kent Engineers in the Green River Natural Resources Area. The Greater Kent Historical Society heard about the find and asked if we could have some starts to plant on the Museum Grounds. Some of the plants and seeds were sent to WSU for analysis and it was found that the hops had not been planted in the United States for over 100 years. We have prepared a bed in which to plant the hops built a trellis for them to grow on. They have been planted and a plaque will be put in to explain the hops history here in Kent.
We would like help in the garden and are asking for volunteers. If you would call or send an email that you are willing to help with the Museum garden it would be greatly appreciated.
PS. We always have coffee, tea and goodies.