|Source: Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project|
We’ve said it before. Good water makes good beer. And good, clean water comes from healthy, functioning forests. The Nature Conservancy understands and shares these thoughts from Executive Director Chris Topik.
Forests prevent erosion and serve as filters. They are where headwater streams originate. Those streams feed into bigger streams as they flow, eventually leading to the basins that supply water for a variety of uses, including beer. Whether you’re drinking a mass-produced light beer or a super rare farmhouse sour, chances are it originated in a small mountain stream. Read more here.