Interview and photos by Zach Kaiser
Welcome to our new series call Thoughts from the Grange. A series of sit-down interviews with young farmers and food entrepreneurs. Brody Mcallister is thoughtful, opinionated, and knowledgable about what makes the Baltimore-area community special, but also vulnerable. The conversation started with discussions about dogs and family, but suddenly dove deep into the fabric that guides our food decisions.
Big Hill is bringing people closer to their local agriculture, but at their core they simply want to provide the best experience they can through their cider. Their identity isn't simply farm-to-glass cider making, they are making cider that speaks to their community and connects to the identity of Adams County Pennsylvania.
We often choose music to fit our mood, situation, or environment. The right song can illuminate a moment, while the wrong one can ruin it all. We believe that what we drink can do the same. A well-made pilsner makes warm weather warmer, and a good cortado can turn around a tired afternoon. Please read with a good drink in hand and the right tune in the background.
Words and Photos by Zach Kaiser
The world of food is an exciting place. It’s a world with immense tradition and heritage. At the same time, young farmers, chefs, brewers, and educators are shaping a new exciting future in food that features more flavors and more diversity than ever before. Almost every new food start-up these days has to answer two questions: how do we affect the environment and how do we create a sustainable future?