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October 2017

Author Talk and Fermentation Workshop // San Francisco, CA

October 29, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Omnivore Books on Food, 3885 Cesar Chavez St
San Francisco, CA 94131 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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November 2017

Mercado Sagrado // Agoura Hills, CA

November 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - November 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Mercado Sagrado Beyond an event: It’s a well-curated craft, art, and design pop-up. It’s also a music fest, a wellness marketplace, and an organic food fair. But it goes beyond that. We’re building a community and, we hope, creating an unforgettable experience. It’s a place for artisans to share their craft, where commerce is ethical and conscious. A place for like-minded people to gather, to inspire and be inspired. To find new ways to heal and expand. We like to…

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FL Ferment Fest / Stuart, FL

November 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ground Floor Farm, 100 SE M.L.K. Jr Blvd
Stuary, FL 34994 United States
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Celebrate fermentation in the Sunshine State! On Saturday, November 11th, Ground Floor Farm and St. Pete Ferments are proud to present the 1st annual FL Ferment Fest in Stuart, FL. The event features special guests Kirsten and Christopher Shockey of FermentWorks and Tara Whitsitt of Fermentation on Wheels, as well as amazing practitioners from around the state! Activities include workshops, panel discussions, vendor market, kraut share, a big feast, and lots of fermento comaraderie! Check back soon for the compelte…

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$10 - $15

Author Talk and Fermentation Workshop // Los Angeles, CA

November 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Food Forward, 7412 Fulton Avenue #3
Los Angeles, CA 91605 United States
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Food Forward is so excited to host Tara Whitsitt of Fermentation on Wheels at our North Hollywood headquarters for a book chat, bus tour, and hands-on fermentation workshop! Fermentation on Wheels --the book and the adventure-- was born in Oregon’s Willamette Valley in May 2013 when artist 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…

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December 2017

Fermentation on Wheels at Hollywood Farmers Market

December 17, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hollywood Farmers’ Market, 1600 Ivar Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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February 2018
$30 - $45

San Diego Fermentation Festival

February 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
San Dieguito Heritage Museum, 450 Quail Gardens Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024 United States
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A day-long, family friendly outdoor festival celebrating fermented foods and beverages, local food, and wellness. Featuring workshops and demos from experts on how to make and enjoy fermented foods and beverages, DIY Sauerkraut stations, keynote address by Dr. Rob Knight, UC San Diego about latest research on human microbiome (healthy gut!), Makers Marketplace with over 40 local and regional makers, Wellness Pavilion with yoga classes, sound healing, acupuncture, and massage, live music from Coral Bells Band, and other entertainment.

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April 2018

Urban Harvest Farmers Market // Houston, TX

April 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Urban Harvest Farmers’ Market – Eastside, 3000 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77098 United States
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Join Tara and her bus-turned-fermentation lab, library, and workshop space at Houston’s largest outdoor farmers market on April 14th. She 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 welcome to hop on the bus and…

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$50

Do-It-Yourself Wine Workshop // Houston, TX

April 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Monday, April 16 at 6 PM - 9 PM CDT 918 Merrill St, Houston, TX 77009-6006, United States Learn how to make and bottle wine in this hands-on DIY class in the Houston Heights! We will work with seasonal fruit from the weekend farmer's market, where Fermentation on Wheels will be hanging out this weekend. Wine is versatile -- you can make it with many different types of fruits, sugars, and yeasts. We will make a malomel during this class,…

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Fermentation on Wheels: Destination Austin, TX!

April 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hausbar Urban Farm & Guesthaus, Govalle Ave
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Join Tara and her bus-turned-fermentation lab, library, and workshop space in East Austin out front of HausBar Urban Farm and GuestHaus on April 21st. She will open her bus for tours, share tastes of her creations, and offer one-on-one tips and advice on fermentation and the delicious foods it creates. Fermented foods heal our bodies, celebrate age-old traditions, and promote healthy people and planet. Interested beginners and advanced fermenters alike are welcome to hop on the bus and join the…

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CANCELLED — Mud & Microbes // Two Do-ItYourself Workshops and a Potluck Feast // Marfa, TX

April 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Valenzuela House, Marfa, TX United States + Google Map

Hosted by Sandro Canovas of Adobe Alliance and Tara Whitsitt of Fermentation on Wheels at Valenzuela House Join us for an evening of DIY adobe building and food fermentation followed by a potluck feast. From 6 to 7pm attendees will learn how to build adobe with Sandro Canovas of Adobe Alliance and/or discover vegetable preservation through fermentation with Tara Whitsitt of Fermentation on Wheels. Both educators will have free-flow D.I.Y. and demonstration set-ups, so you may try your hand at…

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