Fermentation Fest, Dig In and Sauerkraut

back of the car, filled with fruit

There are a couple of events coming up in the next few days that I’ll be at. If you’re in the area, consider stopping by and saying hi!

First is the Kennett Square Fermentation Festival this Friday, October 1. It’s happening in conjunction with Kennett Square’s regular Friday afternoon Farmers’ Market. It will feature lots of samples of fermented foods and drinks, as well as a number of demonstrations on how to ferment at home. I’ll be doing at sauerkraut demo there at 4 p.m. so come out and say hi!

On Sunday, October 3, I’ll be at Slow Food Philly’s Dig In event. There’s a delegation of folks from the city who are heading to the Terre Madre Conference in Turin, Italy in a few weeks, and so this is part send-off, part celebration of the people and businesses who are living and working with the Slow Food philosophy in mind. The event is taking place at the World Cafe Live from 12 noon until 3 p.m. and tickets are $10. I’ll be there for my day job, representing the Philly Homegrown project, so while I won’t officially be talking canning, feel free to come and chat about it nonetheless.

There are still a few spots left for my sauerkraut class on Tuesday, October 5 at the Swarthmore Co-op, so get in touch (foodinjars AT gmail.com) if you want to sign up.

The Portland canning class on October 13 is totally full. I’m still taking names for the waiting list, so please email if you’d like to get on it. If you missed out this time around, I’ll be back in Portland around Christmas and am planning another class to take place then.

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4 Responses to Fermentation Fest, Dig In and Sauerkraut

  1. 1
    meemsnyc says:

    Oooh sounds like great events!

  2. 2
    Brian says:

    Great blog and keep the beautiful pictures/posts coming.

    Just wish I was closer to take advantage of events like this!

    Thanks,
    Brian

  3. 3

    Speaking of fermentation, I just held our bubbling, gurgling jar of kimchi up to the children’s ears so they could enjoy the beautiful music of fermentation.

  4. 4

    Not fair! We’re just coming into early Spring here in New Zealand, while you’re showing us all those photos of late summery yumminess.

    Can’t wait for my plums to be ready, but for a while yet they’ll just be beautiful blossom on the tree…

    Thanks for sharing :-)

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