Fermentation Class and Tasting benefitting Bountiful Cities!
Thursday September 14th 5:30-7:30
at the Pearson Garden
Join Meg Chamberlin founder of Fermenti for a demonstration and hands on class designed to introduce you to the basic principles of fermentation for the home, hobby farmer/gardener, and foodie alike! Participants will be provided with a kit and supplies to start a basic vegetable ferment that will be completed at home. Meg will cover everything from salt curing fruits, honey ferments, basic fermentation principals, and creative recipe ideas, plus problem-solving techniques, and planning your garden with intention to ferment will all be discussed. The two basic types of vegetable fermentation, self-brining like sauerkraut and kimchi as well as, brined vegetables like pickles will be covered. You will walk away with a jar and knowledge to keep the process going. You will also have ferment recipe ideas, culinary applications of fermented foods, and a secure understanding of how fermentation will cut your food waste, reduce food budget, and increase your nutritional value.
We will provide light snacks including ferments to taste. Space is limited - register today!
For more info about Fermenti visit their website:
Free Edible Plant Walk
September 22nd 4:30-6pm
Marc Williams will lead our next FREE Community Garden Network Workshop. He will help participants identify wild and cultivated edible (and non edible!) plants throughout the park. Refreshments will be provided.
Register for Edible Plant Walk
This workshop presented in collaboration with the City of Asheville