Masterclass de Fermentados!
Jan
14
to Jan 15

Masterclass de Fermentados!

  • Calle Luis Pasteur 5515, Vitacura, Región Metropolitana, Chile (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We will be starting 2019 with a celebration of the release of Fermented Vegetables in Spanish by Gaia Editions of Alfa Omega S.L. of Madrid Spain by teaching our first class in Spanish in Santiago Chile! Actually our son Kelton will be providing the translation for this two-day course available for registration here. We are being hosted by Brann Academy, which is the first gastronomic specialization academy in Chile. We are proud to be the first to bring fermentation arts to Chile and the city of Santiago. If you are looking to get out of winter and jump deep into summer while polishing up your Spanish then think about joining us!

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Mother Earth News Fair - Kansas
Oct
13
to Oct 14

Mother Earth News Fair - Kansas

This will be our first trip to Kansas, where we will be giving two keynote presentations and two hands-on workshops.

Keynotes & Hands-on Workshops:

  • Preserving Your Harvest through Fermentation: From A to Z
  • Ferment Your own Condiments to add Probiotic Flavor to Every Meal
  • Hands-on: Mastering Kimchi
  • Hands-on: Discover Fermented Mustards
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Probiotic Pickles : Hands on Fermentation Class
Oct
4
6:30 PM18:30

Probiotic Pickles : Hands on Fermentation Class

Pickling is the art of acidifying vegetables for flavor and preservation. But these aren’t your grandmother’s vinegar pickles, from asparagus to zucchini any vegetable can be pickled with fermentation. Learn the art and science behind lactic acid fermentation, taste the incredible flavors this method has to offer and learn how these foods are an important piece of gut health. And finally put it into practice by using fall vegetables to make your very own jar of fermented pickles to take home.

Register here

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Sep
8
10:00 AM10:00

BYOV Bring Your Own Vegetables (to ferment for health and flavor!)

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This class is a workshop where we invite you to bring your own garden vegetables (or your favorite vegetables from your favorite farmer) to our fermentation kitchen to process into delicious ferments. We offer our guidance and help, salt and a selection of spices, and our commercial sized sinks and processing equipment, as well as the camaraderie of other fermentistas.

We will open the kitchen at 10 am and close it at 4 pm. You are welcome to drop in anytime we are open. Email us for instructions on how to get here.  kirsten @ ferment.works

You bring your vegetables.

How many? As many pounds and varieties you think you have the energy to process.

What kind? We have ideas for any variety of vegetable you want to bring. If you send us a list of what you have in mind we will send you some ideas and any ancillary ingredients you might need.  

You bring your own fermentation vessels.

What kind? Jars, crocks, whatever you have. When you sign up we can talk about what you have and what you will need given your preservation plan. 

You bring a sack lunch.

You bring $20 for the workshop.

We will be holding a second open workshop on October 6th if this date doesn't work for you. See calendar. Space for this class is limited so contact us to reserve your spot.

To reserve your spot email :: kirsten @ ferment.works

phone :: 541.846.0312

 

 

 

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Mother Earth News - Oregon!
Aug
4
to Aug 5

Mother Earth News - Oregon!

Join us in our home state, where fermentation is a big deal. We will be in the spotlight giving two keynote presentations and two hands-on workshops.

Keynotes & Hands-on Workshops:

  • Preserving Your Harvest through Fermentation: From A to Z
  • Ferment Your own Condiments to add Probiotic Flavor to Every Meal
  • Hands-on: Mastering Kimchi
  • Hands-on: Discover Fermented Mustards
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American Culinary Federation National Convention & Show
Jul
15
to Jul 19

American Culinary Federation National Convention & Show

  • Hyatt Regency New Orleans (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Chef Kirsten will be leading the class Hands-on Workshop: Hot, Funky & Flavorful on the opening day of the Cook. Craft. Create. ACF National Convention & Show. The ACF is a professional organization of chefs and cooks that has been around since 1929. Very excited to be brining fermentation to these professionals. 

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Fermented Hot Sauce on tHe Home Medicine Summit 2018
May
18
to May 26

Fermented Hot Sauce on tHe Home Medicine Summit 2018

link below

Registration is open and FREE tickets are now available for Marjory Wildcraft’s: Home Medicine Summit 2018

I received a sneak preview of this year’s speaker lineup earlier this week…given we are one of the speakers. It looks like a great line up. Kirsten will be sharing the how to for fermented hot sauce. This talk will air at 8 am (CST) on May 18, 2018 and run until the following Saturday until 8 am (CST).

Marjory’s pulled together an incredible lineup of 42+ experts who promise to set you free of drugstores by showing you how to be NATURALLY healthy, for pennies on the dollar.

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Cooking in Indonesia
May
13
to Jun 4

Cooking in Indonesia

Kirsten is returning to Indonesia after 40+ years away. She will be joining her father, who brought the family to the island of Ambon to research for his PhD. He is back to update his book and Kirsten is back to master the cooking techniques and flavors of this delicious cuisine. Future book in the works? ;)

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Fermentation Class Intensive on our Farm
May
5
to May 6

Fermentation Class Intensive on our Farm

An intensive, hands-on class here at our farm. We dive into fermentation through organic vegetables at a local farm. We will hit the fermentation cave to taste dozens of ferments. Home-cooked lunch every day featuring, what else, fermented foods. Local beer, cider and wine complete the fermented menu. With two books in the works and touring this may be our only farm intensive this year!

Register here

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Mother Earth News Fair - North Carolina
Apr
28
to Apr 29

Mother Earth News Fair - North Carolina

  • Western North Carolina Agricultural Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us in North Carolina where we will be giving two keynote presentations and two hands-on workshops.

Keynotes & Hands-on Workshops:

  • Preserving Your Harvest through Fermentation: From A to Z
  • Ferment Your own Condiments to add Probiotic Flavor to Every Meal
  • Hands-on: Mastering Kimchi
  • Hands-on: Discover Fermented Mustards
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OSU Master Food Preservers - Jackson County
Apr
17
6:00 PM18:00

OSU Master Food Preservers - Jackson County

Fermentation got you in a pickle? We will demystify this ancient food preservation technique for creating safe, healthy, nutrient dense, delicious foods. Learn the latest in fermentation from local expert and author Kirsten Shockey. Register online at: http://bit.ly/JacksonFoodPreservationClasses

Location:

Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center, Auditorium

569 Hanley Rd, Central Point

Cost:

$15

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Mother Earth New Fair - Texas
Feb
17
to Feb 18

Mother Earth New Fair - Texas

  • Bell County Expo Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We are starting the 2018 tour in Texas! We will be giving two workshops and one hands-on. Tickets are already available from their website.

Workshops:

  • Preserving Your Harvest through Fermentation: From A to Z
  • Ferment Your Own Conditions to Add Probiotic Flavor to Every Meal
  • Hands-on: Mastering Kimchi
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Love Your Gut: Learn to Ferment Vegetables for Gut Health and Delicious Flavor
Feb
10
1:30 PM13:30

Love Your Gut: Learn to Ferment Vegetables for Gut Health and Delicious Flavor

There’s a lot of information swirling around about the benefits of eating fermented foods for over all health that begins in your gut.  We will help you navigate this food, including the difference between prebiotics and probiotics and how they affect your digestive system. Bring you questions and your taste buds, we will have samples for you to try. We will demonstrate the simple, extremely safe technique how to ferment vegetables to reap maximum benefits and flavor.

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5th Annual Portland Cookbook Social
Dec
3
12:00 PM12:00

5th Annual Portland Cookbook Social

It's a holiday book signing at the Headwaters at The Heathman Hotel in Portland Oregon. We are happy to have been picked as one of the group of local cookbook and culinary guidebook authors for this event. If you are in the area stop by, we will be tabling samples and happy to sign your copy or sell you some for gifts.

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Fun with Fermentation in Eugene Oregon
Oct
1
11:00 AM11:00

Fun with Fermentation in Eugene Oregon

We will be leading a Ferments from Around the World session from 1:00 - 2:30 pm at the 9th annual Fun with Fermentation event in nearby Eugene Oregon. This is an educational event that focuses on discovering the many ways fermentation is used in making foods we all eat daily, and how to make fermented foods at home via live demonstrations. We will be one of these demonstrations and are honored to be joining the cause with our neighbors to the north.

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Preserve the Harvest and your Gut: class at Ashland Food Co-op
Sep
23
12:00 PM12:00

Preserve the Harvest and your Gut: class at Ashland Food Co-op

Returning to our favorite local classroom, no matter what your motivation, come ferment with us! In this hands-on class you will learn about the breadth of what flavors can be created with this ancient technique. This class includes demonstration and tasting the culinary possibilities of fermented vegetables. Register here: https://ashlandfood.coop/participation/events/vegetable-fermentation-preserve-harvest-take-care-your-gut-and-create-flavor

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