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Sandy Katz reports:

Hello friends, I hope this has been a good spring for you! It’s been a busy and productive time for me, finishing my new book The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved: Inside America’s Underground Food Movements (due out in October from Chelsea Green), setting up a biodiesel processing operation to make fuel from used fry oil, planting a garden, and arranging for a full summer of fermentation workshops. Here is my summer schedule of workshops, continuing my mission of spreading fermentation fervor. Please feel free to pass this along to anyone you know who might be interested, or to post on relevant events listings or listservs. Thanks! Sandor [email protected] July 1-2 (Saturday-Sunday): Eugene and Cottage Grove, OR, “Wild Fermentation and Wood-Oven Bread-Baking,” sliding scale $65-120 for two days with meals; work exchange available. Contact Brian Thomas, telephone (541) 767-2573 or email [email protected] July 7-9 (Friday-Sunday): Eugene, OR, Oregon Country Fair, Community Village Green, Fermentation Demos Friday 7/7 3:00-4:00 PM, Saturday 7/8 5:00-6:00 PM, and Sunday 7/9 11:00 AM -12:00 Noon. www.oregoncountryfair.org. July 12-13 (Wednesday-Thursday): Oakville, WA (near Olympia), Wild Thyme Farm, contact Morgan at (360) 292-0416 or Shari at (360) 273-7117 or email [email protected] July 15-16 (Saturday-Sunday): Portland, OR, contact [email protected] July 18 (Tuesday): Possible Ashland, OR event; check www.wildfermentation.com or email [email protected] for details. July 19 (Wednesday): Williams, OR, White Oak Farm, contact Liz Tree at (541) 846-0602 or email [email protected] July 20 (Thursday): Possible Corvallis, OR event; check www.wildfermentation.com or email [email protected] for details. July 22-23 (Saturday-Sunday): Seattle, WA, University District, contact [email protected] August 11-13 (Friday-Sunday): Hot Springs, NC, Sunnybank Inn, Wild Foods & Fermentation Workshop, Team-teaching with Frank Cook, for info contact Elmer at 828-622-7206. August 26 (Saturday): Montgomery Village, VT, Covered Bridges Garden Club 5th Annual Harvest Day, for info email [email protected] August 27 (Sunday): Flack Family Farm, Enosburg Falls, VT, www.flackfamilyfarm.com or phone 802-933-7752. August 28-30: More Vermont events; check www.wildfermentation.com or email [email protected] for details. September 5 (Tuesday): New Paltz, NY, Benedictine Hospital Oncology Support Group, 1:00-3:30, for info contact Kathy Sheldon, telephone (845) 256-9300 or email [email protected] September 6-10 (Wednesday eve and all day Friday-Sunday): New York City, Natural Gourmet Institute, Fermentation Intensive. For more information or registration call 212-645-5170 or visit www.naturalgourmetschool.com. September 16-17 (Saturday-Sunday): Rio Saliceto, Reggio Emilia, Italy, Festival della Natura, www.alberosacro.org. Foundation for Fermentation Fervor · 247 Sanctuary Lane · Liberty · TN · 37095 Subscribe


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