Fantastic Kombucha

Along the road, I often encounter people who seek a kombucha starter, more commonly described as a S.C.O.B.Y. (Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast). However, kombucha (the beverage) is the actual starter. Although the kombucha SCOBY assists in the fermentation process, padding the bacteria and yeast and providing them with her nutritious presence, she is …

CSF

Fermentation on Wheels is launching Community Supported Ferments, a seasonal fermented foods subscription in Northern New Jersey. The subscription is a member supported buyers’ club in which shares are purchased in three-month increments among the spring, summer, and fall. Community Supported Ferments’ products are made with organic ingredients. We also use local ingredients whenever possible. …

Fermentation at the Farm / Heritage Harvest Festival

Master fermenter Tara Whitsitt (of Fermentation on Wheels) is rolling into Monticello’s Farm for a hands-on, taste-bud interactive workshop and gourmet farm-to-table luncheon to be held at Monticello’s dynamic farm. Whitsitt and the team will lead an engaging event starring the vegetables and produce harvested at our farm. In this course, participants will learn the …

BOOK

An enlightening and delicious road adventure–cookbook from the young woman the New York Times dubbed “the Johnny Appleseed of Pickling.”Three years ago, food activist Tara Whitsitt had a dream: to take to the road in a converted school bus and spread the gospel of kombucha, kimchi, and kefir nationwide. She would bring her microbe-dense delicacies, …