Posts by Jennifer


Bubbies Fine Foods is a company that we’ve all seen on the shelves for years. When they contacted me last year and told me about their idea to present a web series titled “Spoiled to Perfection,” I was so excited to see what they would come up with! Beyond their 6 episode (I hear more are coming!) web series about preserving, curing, pickling, distilling, fermentation, etc – they are working with a local social...

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Stem is the owner of Alive and Healing Tempeh located in Windsor. He has been a part of our event since 2012 – and I wanted to catch up with him to ask him some questions about his incredible product, his company, and what drew him to producing a fermented food. Q: What was your gateway ferment? A: Sauerkraut and Kombucha. I first learned the basics of fermentation at the intensive with Sandor Katz in Tennessee, and...

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Growing Popularity

Growing Popularity


Posted By on Apr 26, 2016

More and more businesses in the US are based in fermentation than ever before in our history. In 2011 when our Fermentation Festival grew significantly beyond the first two years, I was told that fermentation was just a trend that year. I was told the trend wouldn’t last and not to expect continued growth of the event. Five years later, we are still seeing an increase in the interest for fermented foods as well as a demand for...

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