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May 2016

Wild Vegetable Fermentation

May 28, 2016 @ 2:00 am
by donation

Discover the simple tradition of preservation through bacterial collaboration in one of its most simple forms: via the the local micro-flora of vegetables! Fermented foods heal our bodies, celebrate age-old traditions, and promote healthy eco-systems. Learn about cost effective & simple tools that will help you creatively & fearlessly ferment food in your own kitchen. This presentation includes a hands-on demonstration and the audience is encouraged to get involved.

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July 2016

Wild Vegetable Fermentation

July 30, 2016 @ 2:30 pm
by donation

Come join us for a vegetable fermentation workshop at the museum! If you've ever wanted to make your own sauerkraut or kimchi, or tried without success, this workshop will provide the knowledge!

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September 2017

Wild Vegetable Fermentation and Culture Swap // Port Angeles, WA

September 16, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Angeles Brewing Supplies, 103 W 1st St
Port Angeles, WA 98362 United States
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Discover the simple tradition of preservation through bacterial collaboration in one of its most simple forms: via the the local micro-flora of vegetables! Fermented foods heal our bodies, celebrate age-old traditions, and promote healthy eco-systems. Learn about cost effective & simple tools that will help you get started at home. Suggested donation of $10-15. You are also invited onto the bus for tours, tastings, and fermentation talk. Bring starter cultures of your own for exchange and discussion. If you would…

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Author Talk and Fermentation Workshop // Olympia, WA

September 24, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Browsers Bookshop, 107 Capitol Way N.
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
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Fermentation on Wheels –the book and the adventure–was born in Oregon’s Willamette Valley in May 2013 when author Tara Whitsitt converted a forty-foot vintage military bus into a fermentation lab and workshop. Since then, she’s travelled over 24,000 miles with a mission to bridge communities, inspire sustainability, and teach fermentation. With her new illustrated memoir/cookbook, Tara shares road stories and recipes–from the generous farmers who offered respite and fermentables, to young arms baptized elbow-deep in salty cabbage, and to fifty…

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September 2018

Wild Vegetable Fermentation // Bozeman, MT– CANCELLED

September 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dean’s Zesy Booch, 111 E Oak Street
Bozeman, MT 59715 United States
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PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Discover the simple tradition of preservation through bacterial collaboration in one of its most simple forms: via the local micro-fora of vegetables! Fermented foods heal our bodies, celebrate age-old traditions, and promote healthy eco-systems. Learn about cost effective & simple tools that will help you get started at home in this by-donation class. You are also invited onto the bus for tours, tastings, and fermentation talk. Bring starter cultures of your own for…

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Black Hills Farmers Market // Rapid City, SD

September 29, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Black Hills Farmers Market, 145 E Omaha St
Rapid City, SD 57701 United States
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Join Fermentation on Wheels in its bus-turned-fermentation lab, library, and workshop space at Rapid City's largest Black Hills Farmers Market on September 29th. Tara, the project's founder, will share tastes of her creations and offer a basic sauerkraut demonstration for market passerby that highlights the beauties of fermentation in connection to farming, food, and our inner and outer ecosystems. Fermented foods heal our bodies, celebrate age-old traditions, and promote healthy people and planet. Interested beginners and advanced fermenters alike are…

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October 2018

Fermentation Fest // Wormfarm Institute in Reedsburg, Wisconsin

October 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Wormfarm Institute, 28 E Main St
Reedsburg, WI 53959 United States
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Fermentation on Wheels will be at one of the nation's largest fermentation festivals this year! During food chain hours, everyone is welcome on the bus and all questions are welcome. Taste the ferments, browse the library, and stay for a chat. Fermentation on Wheels also has starter cultures and books for sale. Tara is offering two workshops at Ferment Fest this year. Both are interactive, intimate, and located on the bus. Spots are limited, so reserve your tickets soon. 10/6…

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August 2019

Fizzy Ferments: Beverage Fermentation

August 10, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Armstrong Farm, 658 County Road 565
Augusta, NJ 07822 United States
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$25

Fermentation is a testament to the deep intelligence of age-old processes, the wonders of collaboration with nature, and the eagerness of microorganisms to thrive. Discover traditions of preservation through bacterial collaboration in this hands-on class at The Armstrong Farm in Sussex County, NJ. Learn how to make an array of fizzy beverages! Discover the continuum of fermentation processes when we encourage microbial growth with the simple addition of sugars and starter cultures. Learn about unique yeasts and bacteria and their…

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September 2019

Mad for Miso

September 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Morganics Family Farm, 225 Long Hill Road
Hillsborough, NJ 08844 United States
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$50 – $75

Miso is a fermented bean paste that hails from Japan and is well-loved for its decadent umami flavor. It's also an tradition of fermentation, which is a testament to the intelligence of age-old processes, the wonders of collaboration with nature, and the eagerness of microorganisms to thrive. Miso can be made using a variety of different grains and legumes as well as be used to flavor everything from soups to marinades and salad dressings. This workshop is hands-on, taste bud-interactive,…

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February 2020

Kimchi Workshop at Genesis Farm

February 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Genesis Farm Apprentice House, 90 Silver Lake Road
Blairstown, NJ 07825 United States
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$25

Discover the simple tradition of preservation through the local, collaborative micro-fora of vegetables. Fermented foods heal our bodies, celebrate age-old traditions, and promote healthy eco-systems. Learn about cost effective and simple tools that will help you get started at home in this hands-on kimchi class. Saturday Feb. 22nd 10:00am-noon Genesis Farm Apprentice House 90 Silver Lake Rd. Blairstown, NJ $25, includes a pint jar of Kimchi Email csgardeninfo@gmail.com to sign up. Tara's book, Fermentation on Wheels: Road Stories, Food Ramblings,…

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