Cal Poly Pomona student clubs recently planted hops outside of Innovation Brew Works.

Cal Poly Pomona Clubs Plant Hops at Innovation Brew Works

Students from the Los Robles Horticulture and Los Rancheros Agronomy clubs at Cal Poly Pomona recently teamed up to plant hops at Innovation Brew Works.

The club members planted the hops right outside the brewery’s main patio on April 21.

The Los Robles Horticulture Club, one of the oldest clubs on campus, is for Cal Poly Pomona students who have an interest in the art of gardening, while the Los Rancheros Club serves students who are interested in or majoring in agronomy or soil science.

Under the direction of Aaron Fox, assistant professor of urban & community agriculture, the two clubs planted hop rhizomes, small roots that are cut from