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The history of hop-picking in Kent

Did you know that September is hop-picking month in Kent? The annual hop harvest is a little more low-key these days, but travel back in time it was the main event on the agricultural calendar. But before we go any further, what are hops? Hops are the green cone-shaped flowers of the Humulus lupulus plant. …

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