Our love for plants (and beer) led us to an in-house project between co-workers, to see if we could grow hops hydroponically. And we did.
Rough Brothers, Inc. was founded in 1932, as a maintenance and repair facility for greenhouses that were made out of redwood. Over the last 85 years, RBI has evolved from a small workshop with a handful of employees to become the largest greenhouse, garden center, and conservatory manufacturer in North America.
As a Cincinnati company, beer is in our blood. In 1812, Cincinnati opened its first brewery and by the mid-1800's the city was producing more than 30 million gallons of beer a year. By 1890, Cincinnati was making and consuming so much beer that we were dubbed "Beer Capital of the World." Cheers!
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