FACILITATED BY: Cheryl Paswater of Contraband Ferments
EXCHANGE: $15 - $25 Sliding Scale
Fermentation is one of the oldest food processing methods still used today. Scientifically known as zymology, it is the conversion of carbohydrates into alcohols, carbon dioxide, yeast, or bacteria. Beer, miso, sourdough, kefir, kimchi and many other delicious foods we love are the product of fermentation.
In this course we will cover the basic science behind making sauerkraut, why it’s good for you, and we’ll teach you how to make it yourself. If you are interested in Old World food preservation, gut health, or fermentation in general, this is the class for you!
Cheryl Paswater is an artist, fermentationist, performer, and educator, who after a near-death experience six years ago, turned to holistic medicine for help. After radical diet and lifestyle changes, she started teaching on healthy eating, organic/local/sustainable food, holistic health and fermentation. She is currently finishing her certification in fermentation, runs the company Contraband Ferments, and has a specific interest in gut health, autoimmune disorders, thyroid disease, autism, and healing through fermented foods.
What Is Sliding Scale?
We offer all of our community offerings and some private sessions by Sliding Scale.
We believe everyone is entitled to heal their wounds so they can thrive; we also believe that the wellness and healing practitioners deserve to make a living wage. In order to make this possible, we ask you to pay as much as you can, so those who might not be able to pay as much can still receive their healing session - this is the idea behind 'paying it forward'. We are all in this together, and we choose to do our best to take care of one another.
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