Friends and co-founders of Aeronaut Brewing Company, Ronn Friedlander, Ben Holmes, and Dan Rassi, are at odds with how to describe the concept for Somerville’s newest brewery.
“We wanted to start a brewery, and we always had the idea to some how involve the community,” said Friedlander. When they found the space at 14 Tyler Street, the idea for a farmer’s market took shape.
“We wanted to have a common area where people could come in, hang out, and sip some beers,” explained Friedlander. “Then we thought about having food available, and we started thinking about how we could get food producers in the space. When we found the location, the space helped to develop the concept…and that was sort of the beginning of it.”
The concept, affectionately called an “agricultural beer engine”, is a brewery, agricultural start-up company incubator, and indoor farmer’s market.
The 12,000 square-foot building is divided into two spaces; an 8,000 square-foot market, and a 4,000 square-foot brewery and
Source: New England Brews
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