Friday Fermentation Feté with Sandor Katz

Join us for an evening of learning, sharing, eating, drinking and dancing.

Tickets include drink ticket and food truck ticket.  $55.

Fermentation classes and workshops will be offered from 3-5.  Come early and meet some dedicated fermentors and food lovers from your local community and beyond.  Tickets for classes are $15.  More detail for classes below.

Sandor will speak from 6-7:30 about his journey and experience with the fascinating world of fermentation.

7:30- 9:00 pm: Sample great local fermented treats, shop from specialized vendors, enjoy food trucks, drinks and live music.
5:00 pm: Check in for Food Science Fair: submit your own home ferments to be judged by a distinguished panel of picklers and brewers.  Win great prizes.
8:00 pm: Awards Ceremony!  More details for entries below.


Brigitte Mars, Herbalist, Raw Food Chef and Author, Boulder, CO 3-4pm
Wildcraft your neighborhood.  Walk Lone Hawk Farm with Boulder’s beloved herb maven and learn what to do with what is growing in your backyard.

Elias Davis, Herbalist, Wizard in training, Boulder Bonvivant 3-4pm
How to make Vegan Cheese. Cultured nut cheeses – techniques and demonstration

Benoit De Korsak, Founder St. Benoit Creamery, Petaluma, CA 3-4pm
How to make French style yogurt at home.

Sandor Katz, Fermentation Revivalist, Foundation for Fermentation Fervor, Liberty, TN 3-4pm
“Ask Sandor”, your agony aunt for the fermentation process.  A 1hr question and answer workshop with Sandor Katz.

Nick Van Horn, Chemical Engineer, Food Scientist, Boulder, CO 4-5pm
Pepper Lactofermentation: This spicy workshop will cover the techniques, supplies, and considerations for making fermented pepper sauce and demonstrate a home scale process; samples included.

Dan Phelps, Homebrewer, Chef, Boulder, CO 4-5pm
Discussion on the fermentation of beer with wild yeast and bacteria, and their resulting effect on flavor and aroma.

Ben Mustin, Founder, MM Local, Denver, CO 4-5pm
Learn basic countertop sauerkraut fermentation, pro-tips for home success.

Food Science Fair Guidelines
Win a blue ribbon! Bring one 16oz container of your handiwork. If you would like to also submit a posterboard presentation of your techniques and pickling adventures it will be taken in to consideration in judging and put on display during the fete, but is not compulsary for entry. There is no fee for entry. Entries must be received between 5 and 5:30pm for consideration.