The Virtual 2022 Craft Malt Conference Schedule is Here.

Following the shift to an all-virtual experience, the Craft Maltsters Guild announced the virtual 2022 Craft Malt Conference schedule that includes many speakers originally slated for the in-person conference.  The Craft Malt Conference keynote speaker, June Russell, Director of Regional Food Programs at the Glynwood Center for Regional Food and Farming, will kick off the…

Craft Maltsters Guild Transitions 2022 Craft Malt Conference to All Virtual Experience, Postpones Advanced Class

The Craft Maltsters Guild announced this week the transition of their 2022 Craft Malt Conference to an all-virtual experience for participants. This educational conference was originally slated to take place in Portland, Maine; however, the recent COVID-19 case surge and lower in-person attendance numbers motivated the Guild Board of Directors to make the difficult decision…

DEI In Action: Craft Maltsters Guild Celebrates Crafted For All

The Craft Maltsters Guild recently announced the undertaking of their new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative and accompanying mission statement in a virtual Town Hall held on Thursday, November 3rd, 2021. Crafted For All was an instrumental component in helping the organization develop this initiative and will continue to be a key force behind…

The State of Maine, Craft Malt Edition

By Emily Hutto, RadCraft A history lesson on The Pine Tree State reveals that Maine’s soil was once predominantly dedicated to potato production. With crop rotation came barley, both for animal feed and for malting.  That evolution to barley from potatoes is how Maine Malt House in Mapleton got started, too. Four brothers, the Bucks…

Craft Maltsters Guild Call For 2022 Board of Directors Nominations

The Craft Maltsters Guild seeks nominations for the organization’s Board of Directors. This year two Member Malthouse seats and an International or Developing Malthouse seat are open. Any member of the Guild can nominate a candidate, including themselves. Individuals with great ideas who can commit to the time dedicated to leading our Guild are encouraged…