By Jeremy Ogusky, Founder of Boston Ferments & the Boston Fermentation Festival
Foodies and fermentation enthusiasts from around New England and the world will gather at the third annual Boston Fermentation Festival on Sunday, October 4th from 10-4pm at the Boston Public Market. This event is completely free and celebration of all things fermented! It will feature something for everyone, from the novice fermenter to the experienced aficionado.
The festival will offer workshops and lectures by leading fermentation specialists including local chefs, at-home fermenters, clinicians & researchers studying the positive health affects of live fermented foods, microbiologists, cheesemongers, and distillers. There will also be over two dozen exhibitors on hand to sample and sell their fermented foods and drinks, including tempeh, kombucha, sauerkraut, pickles, kimchi, beer and handmade ceramic fermentation crocks. There will also be a ton of fun & creative fermentation events like a competitive pickle-off contest, a giant Kraut Mob, a Fermented Reading Room with authors selling & signing their books, a Science Corner with microbiologists, brewers & pharmaceutical companies, a Fermentation Help Desk and much more!
Please join us on Sunday the 4th! More information is at www.bostonferments.com and www.facebook.com/bostonferments.
Jeremy is a full-time studio potter based in Jamaica Plain and part-time fermenter. He crafts sturdy fermentation vessels that you can purchase at the festival and online at www.claycrocks.com.