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Philadelphia microbrewery goes green -- -- and equipment.
This is news on -- our connection a small business craft beer maker Tom T hall is -- cult following in the Philly area -- yards brewery.
There's signature seasonal sales can be done in pubs and restaurants across the city.
Some of the rest of easy to get all the way back -- the founding fathers Washington wrote letters to troops on how to.
Out of it appears that they have the field and that would make more of it by just -- classes you know wherever -- dive rescue.
I'll make -- so that we did you know so here.
In another revolutionary boat yards just became the first marine in Philadelphia -- 100%.
Wind power electricity.
This part of their big effort to go green which includes using recycled materials for the tasting room.
And done -- spent grains from their -- making process -- local farms for teeth.
We can operate this business a little bit better a little bit -- a little bit nicer to -- environment let's do it.
Tom wants to -- in 1994.
And after years of slow yet steady growth decided it was time for significant expansion a lot of growth came debt.
Like many small businesses and the middle of a recession.
The -- became too much that there.
-- part of with some old friends from -- college and they were like laugh just by getting in his back and getting some things need.
We could really grow the company since then -- -- has got for producing roughly 151000 barrels of -- to a projected 30000 this year.
Their goal is to double again in the next few years.
Health and that endeavor Tom's 36 employees many of whom are young and gung ho about going -- fifth -- Being part of a business that doesn't mean things -- these estimates that it.
John says that even though going to 100% wind power has increased their power bill -- roughly 5%.
It's well worth the extra money.
I care about where I -- I think that's part of you know take care -- That student paper by showing you doing things -- better better for the environment that are better deals -- it makes a big difference.
And people want to work.
Next up yards plans to get their bottles and drafts into other parts of the region provision for business now is keep -- -- We're picking up some on new markets -- pretty psyched about that.
That's your news -- -- your connection a small business thanks for watching.
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