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Featured Employee- Travis Ralls

Seth Klann

Travis Ralls is the Lead Agricultural Specialist for Mecca Grade and Brad Klann Farms and also July's Featured Employ...

Early July Farm Update

Seth Klann

Harvest is in full swing on the farm and there is no chance of things slowing down anytime soon. Today will be our la...

Featured Employee- Brandon Noack

Seth Klann

Brandon Noack is the Head Malster for Mecca Grade Estate Malt and also June's Featured Employee. Take a few minutes t...

Greek Barley Salad

Seth Klann

Everyone loves a good greek salad and this recipe is no exception. The pearled barley serves as a great protein sourc...

Mid-June Farm Update

Seth Klann

The pace has quickly picked up on the farm as we prepare for the upcoming harvest. Harvest is the time that all farme...

Better Beer & the Terroir of Malt- Good Beer Matters Podcast

Seth Klann

Here in the U.S. we can obtain hops from Argentina, barley malt from Canada, treat our water so that it tastes Britis...

Our Farm

Seth Klann

Mecca Grade is an estate malthouse located on 1,000 irrigated acres in Madras, Oregon. Much like an estate vineyard a...


Seth Klann

Our Mechanical Floor-Malter is a continuously moving circuit of grain inside a closed system. The Malter is not a gia...

Discover Our History (Part 3)

Seth Klann

Over the years, the Klanns have raised many crops: potatoes, alfalfa hay, radish seed, peppermint for oil, Echinacea,...

Discover Our History (Part 2)

Seth Klann

Seth Luelling, circa 1907, standing in his field of barley. We are still growing barley in this same field to this da...

Discover Our History (Part 1)

Seth Klann

Our family comes from a long, unbroken line of agriculturists, reaching back to the original Luelling \loo·ell·ing\ f...

Curious Lost History of Ah Bing and His Namesake Cherry

Seth Klann

There’s a timeless quality to the godfather of the Bing cherry. A quick Google of Henderson Luelling reveals a portra...
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