Portland Fermentation Festival — August 27th 6-8pm @ Ecotrust

July 24th, 2009
Are you thirsty for some dandelion wine? If so I've got the perfect event for you...

Are you thirsty for some dandelion wine? If so I've got the perfect event for you...

Come be a part of the Fermentation Revival! Thursday, August 27, 6 – 8 pm

Ecotrust’s Billy Frank Jr. Conference Center 721 NW 9th Ave. Portland, OR


Share & taste homemade live ferments by local enthusiasts
Demonstrate your fermentation techniques
Answer questions & Exchange cultures
Special guest Sandor Ellix Katz, author of “Wild Fermentation”

Want to share your live ferments?*
Then send an email to pdxfermentfest@gmail.com with the following information:
Your Name
Phone Number
Email Address

Please specify which category of ferment(s) you are bringing:
Liquid Dairy
Solid Dairy
Liquid Non-alcohol
Soy Ferments (Tempeh, Natto, Miso)

Questions to Answer:
What is the name of the ferment? Must include a one-sentence description, including an ingredient list.
How long have you been making this ferment?
Describe any problems or challenges you’ve encountered in making this ferment and how you solved them.
Can you bring at least one gallon of this to share?
Can you bring 100 photocopies of your recipe to share?
(Consider also providing suggestions on how to use your ferment in recipes, etc.)
Do you have any starter cultures to share?

Entries must be received by noon on August 1st. No late entries will be accepted.

We’ll supply tables, chairs and the 1 ounce tasting cups.
We’ll also provide a few trash receptacles to share, as well compost and recycling bins.
Please note: there is no refrigeration on the premises. There is a sink with tap water available.
You must bring your own cooler with ice (if necessary) along with any serving utensils you might need.
If you have starters to share, please bring containers to share them in.
The event is from 6-8. Load in and setup will be from 4-5:45; everything must be loaded out by 9pm.

Please help us by passing this along to your fellow fermenters! We hope to see you on August 27th!
Get in touch via email at: pdxfermentfest@gmail.com.

*Live ferments are made without heat or vinegar.
For more information, visit Sandor’s website, www.wildfermentation.com.

Homemade sour and spicy fermented pickles

Homemade sour and spicy fermented pickles

2 Responses to “Portland Fermentation Festival — August 27th 6-8pm @ Ecotrust”

  1. Pickle Power: Portland's First Ever Fermentation Fest | Willamette Week | Monday, August 10th, 2009 Says:

    […] fermenters, exchange cultures and recipes, and get advice from local food fermentation enthusiasts. If you have a homemade fermented food or drink that you’d like to share please bring at least a gallon of it for samples and 100 copies of your recipe to hand out. If you […]

  2. It’s On — Portland Fermentation Festival THIS WEEK!! | Food Lover's Guide to Portland Says:

    […] out loud and clear once again that this THURSDAY, AUGUST 27TH Ecotrust is hosting the first PORTLAND FERMENTATION FESTIVAL with special guest Sandor Ellix Katz author of Wild Fermentation and The Revolution Will Not Be […]

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