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Local craft beer raises awareness and funds for watershed
If you have not already had the pleasure of tasting Victory Brewing Company's Headwaters Pale Ale, you should pay a visit to your local watering hole as soon as possible and give it a try! Not only is it a delicious brew -- it also
I've written about water-saving products in the past, but this is something quite different. I think it's important for those of us who care about watershed quality to pay attention to innovative methods like this one that serve a twofold function -- to raise funding to protect a watershed and to educate more people about their local waterways.
Here's a short video that Victory posted about this ale:
Since I share the same hometown as the Victory Brewing Company -- Downingtown, PA -- I can especially relate to their respect for the Brandywine Creek. They are sponsoring a competition for photographs of the Brandywine Creek that ends in mid-May. You can learn more about it and enter your own photos at MyCreek.org. Imagine if more businesses recognized the importance of their local water source on the sustainability of their company, community, and environment!
If you have examples of more cool, awareness-raising ideas like this one, send them my way or leave a quick comment!
What an incredible way to raise awareness about watershed quality! Being from Oregon I can really appreciate this combination! Cheers!