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Articles with the Tag: Ronan Cooperative Brewery

Co-op Brewery hosts more fundraisers Co-op Brewery hosts more fundraisers

RONAN — The Co-op Brewery in Ronan has another appreciation event coming up to help support the local community.  Much like the successful collaboration with the Ronan Volunteer Fire Department last month, on Friday, May 20, the brewery will host a teacher appreciation and fundraising event. Ta...

Brewery event nets more than $1,000 for Ronan fire department Brewery event nets more than $1,000 for Ronan fire department

RONAN — The Ronan Cooperative Brewery and the Ronan Volunteer Fire Department teamed up on April 1 to raise funds for local first responders.  According to head brewer Jim Myers, the idea to partner with community organizations for fundraisers dates back to the start of the brewery, when organi...

Ronan Cooperative Brewery expands offerings Ronan Cooperative Brewery expands offerings

RONAN —In the face challenging financial times, the Ronan Co-op Brewery is rolling up its sleeves and choosing to tackle their problem by offering even more to the community.  After powering through their first year of operation during the pandemic, the Co-op is facing some financial trouble. N...

Ronan Cooperative Brewery revitalizes downtown, one brew at a time Ronan Cooperative Brewery revitalizes downtown, one brew at a time

RONAN — Montana’s first cooperative brewery recently celebrated its one-year anniversary.  Though the doors of the Ronan Cooperative Brewery have been open for 15 months, the business model of the Co-op, as the town affectionately calls it, was embraced by the community back in 2017. Prop...

Annual Harvest Fest returns to Ronan Annual Harvest Fest returns to Ronan

RONAN — After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ronan Harvest Festival returned to the south lawn of Glacier Bank along U.S. Highway 93 on Saturday, and so did the crowds.  “We thought it would be something fun to do to get the kids out of the house,” said event go...

Ronan Co-op Brewery celebrates first year, new brews on tap for fall Ronan Co-op Brewery celebrates first year, new brews on tap for fall

A year ago the Ronan Co-op Brewery, one of the City of Ronan’s more unique downtown businesses, officially opened its doors and poured its first frosty glass of beer.  This past weekend, the brewery celebrated their one-year anniversary, a business milestone that about 22% of all new U.S. small...

Unique nonprofit music co-op celebrates growth Unique nonprofit music co-op celebrates growth

On any given Saturday night at the Red Poppy in Ronan, you might see the spirited 84-year-old Diane Torres, pounding out some boogie-woogie on the keyboard, while a young headbanger jams on one guitar, a bluegrass player plucks another, and a jazz aficionado strums standup bass.  While it might sound...

LCCD gives out free seeds LCCD gives out free seeds

LAKE COUNTY – Pollinator Week, sponsored by the Lake County Conservation District, was by all accounts a success – both at educating the public on the value of pollinators and giving free seeds to gardeners who want to plant plots that attract these beneficial insects and birds.  Accordin...

New staff hired as LCCDC changes name to Mission West New staff hired as LCCDC changes name to Mission West

RONAN — The past year has brought a slew of new faces to Mission West Community Development Partners. The recruitment of new talent, fueled by passion for community development, is intentional, says Executive Director Jim Thaden.  “It’s a fact that the populations of the counties we...

Cooperative brewery gets loan for construction Cooperative brewery gets loan for construction

Valley Journal  RONAN – A brewery being developed by volunteers to bring the community together is one step closer to opening for regular business. On Friday, Ronan Cooperative Brewery developers held a homebrew tasting and fundraiser event. It wasn’t a brew created at the shop, just y...


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