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ISBN: 9781603582865
Year Added to Catalog: 2011
Book Format: Hardcover
Book Art: Two-color Throughout, plus two 16-page color inserts
Dimensions: 7 x 9 1/2
Number of Pages: 528
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green
Release Date: April 30, 2012
Web Product ID: 669

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The Art of Fermentation

An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World

by Sandor Ellix Katz

Foreword by Michael Pollan

Upcoming Author Events

    GREENEVILLE, TN
    April 16, 2014, 6:30 pm

    Sandor Katz at Rural Resources
    2870 Holly Creek Rd, Greeneville TN

    Sandor will offer a fermentation workshop at the 2014 Rural Resources annual meeting on April 16 from 6:30-8:30pm. Registration is required.

    KNOXVILLE, TN
    April 17, 2014, 6:30 pm

    Sandor Katz at Fermenting Knoxville
    The Riverdale School, 7009 Thorn Grove Pike, Knoxville TN

    Chefs Collaborative Knoxville is very pleased to welcome Mr. Sandor Ellix Katz to the Historic Riverdale School in East Knoxville for an evening of food and culture on Thursday, April 17th. Sandor is author of Wild Fermentation, The Art of Fermentation (James Beard Award Winner, by the way). He will share his vast knowledge and passion during a very personal lecture followed by good food and drink. Chefs Joe Bliffen (Hoof Food Truck), Joe Cunningham (Three Rivers), Dustin Busby (Century Harvest Farm), Stephanie Russo (Pastry Chef, The Plaid Apron), and Drew McDonald (The Plaid Apron) will create a conversation meal featuring the techniques from Sandor’s books. Beer (Alliance Brewing) and wine will be served as well. All profits will go to Chefs Collaborative Knoxville to start a revolution of sorts regarding the food systems all over the Knoxville area. This will be a limited event so don’t wait to register!

    SOMERSET, KY
    April 19, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Sandor Katz at WILD Festival
    Ceder Creek Vineyards, Somerset KY

    Sandor will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 WILD Festival on April 19th. WILD is Kentucky’s only festival dedicated to wild and fermented foods, to be held at Cedar Creek Vineyards in Somerset for a full day of workshops, demonstrations, and more. Copies of Wild Fermentation and The Art of Fermentation will be available for sale and signing.

    SHANAGARRY, CO. CORK, IRELAND
    May 16, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Sandor Katz at the 2014 Ballymalloe LitFest of Food & Wine
    Ballymaloe Cookery School, Shanagarry Co. Cork, Ireland

    Sandor will return to the Ballymalloe LitFest of Food & Wine in 2014! Details on the time and content of his presentation to come....

    NOTTING HILL, LONDON , ENGLAND
    May 21, 2014, 6:00 pm

    Sandor Katz at Books for Cooks
    4 Blenheim Crescent, Notting Hill, London England W11 1NN

    Books for Cooks and Slow Food UK will host Sandor for an author meet-and-greet reception at the Notting Hill store on May 21st, 6-8pm.

    LONDON, ENGLAND
    May 22, 2014, 10:00 am

    Sandor Katz at the Bagnal Centre
    79 Waterside, Chesham, HP5 1PE, London England

    The Weston A. Price Foundation London Chapter hosts bestselling author and fermentation revivalist Sandor Katz for an all-day fermented foods demonstration, tasting, and workshop on May 22 from 10am-4:30pm. PRICE: £110 including lunch, tasting samples plus food, jars & implements for practical element. Come learn how simple it is to make your own kimchi, kefir, kombucha, and other fermented delicacies at a wonderful venue, close to the M25 and also 10mins from Chesham Underground Station on the Metropolitan Line. The venue is a wonderful warehouse conversion run as an Integrated Health Centre: http://www.bagnalcentre.com/ Gain a practical understanding of fermentation concepts and empower yourself with simple techniques for fermenting these and other healthful foods in your home. This workshop will include a hands-on component (along with demonstrations) and everyone will go home with a jar of vegetables ready to ferment. Be part of the fermentation revival! A delicious meal will be provided with catering from http://www.culturedprobiotics.co.uk/ Vegetables, jars and chopping implements will be provided for the practical session, but feel free to bring your favorite spices, herbs and vegetables to experiment with the flavour of your fermented vegetables and your own chopping implements if you have a favorite knive, for example. 09:00: Doors open. Hot drinks available. 10:00: Introduction to fermentation 11:00: Fermenting dairy: demo yogurt; demo kefir 12:00: Fermenting beverages: kombucha; water kefir; mead 13:00: LUNCH. Catering by culturedprobiotics.co.uk 14:00: Fermenting vegetables (HANDS-ON) 15:30: Fermenting grains: soaking and sourdough 16:00: Wrap up and final questions 16:30: Close

    LONDON, ENGLAND
    May 23, 2014, 6:00 pm

    Sandor Katz at Cayley Lecture Theatre, University of Westminter
    35 Marylebone Rd, NW1 5LS, London England

    The Weston A. Price Foundation London Chapter hosts bestselling author and fermentation revivalist Sandor Katz for a talk and tasting at the Cayley Lecture Theatre on May 23rd. What is fermentation? And how does it transform food? Come listen to fermentation revivalist Sandor Ellix Katz with tasting of a range of fermented foods from http://www.culturedprobiotics.co.uk/ Sandor will discuss the biological inevitability of microbial transformation of our food, and ways in which human culture has harnessed this inevitable natural force. Learn basic fermentation concepts, and about the healing qualities and nutritional importance of live-culture ferments, as well as their illustrious history and integral role in human cultural evolution. There will be ample time for questions. Price : £25, includes tasting samples.

    AXMINSTER, DEVON, UK
    May 25, 2014, 11:30 am

    Sandor Katz at River Cottage Annual Food Festival
    Park Farm, Trinity Hill Rd, Axminster Devon, UK

    Sandor will present a fermentation workshop at the 2014 River Cottage Annual Food Festival in Devon on Sunday, May 25th at 11:30am. The Art of Fermentation and Wild Fermentation will be available for sale in the River Cottage Bookshop, where Sandor will also do a signing.

    TOTNES, DEVON, UK
    May 26, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Sandor Katz at Schumacher College
    , Totnes Devon, UK

    Sandor will be one of the instructors of a five-day microbiology intensive titled, "Exploring the Microcosmos – New Paradigms from Microbial Communities," from May 26-30 at Schumacher College in Devon, UK.

    DARTINGTON, TOTNES, ENGLAND
    May 28, 2014, 8:00 pm

    Sandor Katz at Schumacher College
    The Old Craft Ed., Dartington, Totnes England TQ9 6EA

    Fermentation revivalist Sandor Katz will be the featured speaker for the May 28th Earth Talk at Schumacher College. All talks are held on Wednesday evenings from 8-10pm in the Straw Bale Room at The Old Craft Ed. Admittance is £5.00. Copies of The Art of Fermentation will be available for sale and signing after the talk.

    EXETER, DEVON, UK
    May 31, 2014, 10:00 am

    Sandor Katz at Embercombe
    Higher Ashton, Exeter Devon, UK

    Embercombe will host Sandor for an all-day, hands-on "Wild Fermentation" course on May 31st for growers, gardeners, chefs, food therapists, and food lovers.

    LONDON, ENGLAND
    June 2, 2014, 10:00 am

    Sandor Katz at the Concord Institute
    2-4 Thane Works, London England

    During this one day workshop you’ll explore the rich history of the techniques of fermentation and get hands-on experience in making a range of ferments, leaving at the end of the day with some bubbling crocks to take home with you. For the very first time in one of his workshops, Sandor will be sending everyone home with a crock of miso to ferment (crock included in workshop price). The Art of Fermentation is ideal for both professionals and first time fermentation fanatics. Outline of the day: 10am-11am Introduction to fermentation 11am-1pm Vegetable fermentation, preparing jars of vegetables for students to take home and ferment. 1-2pm Whole food lunch (cooked by Concord culinary team) 2-3pm Dairy fermentation & yoghurt making 3-5pm Fermenting grains, soaking, sourdough and making a sweet miso to take home and ferment 5-6pm Lightly fermented soft drinks, Q&A 6pm Sit down to eat supper Fee: £175.00, (deposit £75.00) Includes: lunch and supper, recipes, a pickling jar for veggie pickles and a miso crock to take home.

    GENT, BELGIUM
    June 4, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Sandor Katz at Paard van Troje (Trojan Horse Bookshop)
    Kouter 113, Gent Belgium

    Sandor will speak about his book, The Art of Fermentation, at the Paard van Troje in Belgium on June 4th. Details to come.

    JäRNA, SöDERTäLJE, SWEDEN
    June 6, 2014, 5:00 pm

    Sandor Katz at Summer of Soil
    , Järna Södertälje, Sweden

    Sandor will present a workshop at Summer of Soil in Sweden on June 6th. "By eating a variety of fermented foods, you promote diversity among microbial cultures in your body. Biodiversity is increasingly recognized as critical to the survival of larger-scale ecosystems. The survival of our species depends on biodiversity."

    WOODBURY, TN
    June 12, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Sandor Katz Fermentation Residency Program
    Walnut Ridge, Woodbury TN

    Sandor will lead a three-week fermentation residency program in Woodbury, Tennessee from June 12-July 3. This will be the first program run entirely out of Sandor’s fermentation school at Walnut Ridge, an 1820’s log cabin he and many helpers have been restoring for the past two years. For information about the workshops, visit: http://www.wildfermentation.com/events/fermentation-residency-program/

    CRAFTSBURY COMMON, VT
    July 7, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Sandor Katz at Sterling College
    16 Sterling Dr, Craftsbury Common VT

    Sandor will teach the two-week course “Lacto-Fermentation: From Plants and Probiotics to Krauts and Tonics” at Sterling College July 7-18, 2014. Students will work one-on-one with Katz to create small-scale, artisan fermented vegetables and fruits. Open to the public and to Sterling students.

    TINMOUTH, VT
    July 20, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Sandor Katz at Solarfest
    Solarfest, Tinmouth VT

    Sandor Katz will be a keynote speaker at this year's Solarfest conference in Tinmouth, VT on July 20. The festival will be celebrating it's 20th year.

    SHELBURNE, VT
    July 21, 2014, 7:00 pm

    Sandor Katz at Shelburne Farms
    1611 Harbor Rd, Shelburne VT

    Shelburne Farms will host renowned fermentation revivalist Sandor Katz for a public talk on July 21, from 7-9pm. Additional details to come.

    SHELBURNE, VT
    July 22, 2014, 9:00 am

    Sandor Katz at Shelburne Farms
    1611 Harbor Rd, Shelburne VT

    Sandor will teach a 2-day fermentation intensive at Shelburne Farms, July 22-23 from 9am-5pm. Registration is required. Additional details to come.

    DEHRADUN, UTTARAKHAND, INDIA
    September 1, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Sandor Katz at Navdanya Earth University
    Navdanya Biodiversity Farm / Bija Vidyapeeth, Dehradun Uttarakhand, India

    Sandor will be on the faculty of the one-month A toZ: Agroecology and Organic Food Systems course at Dr. Vandana Shiva's Navdanya Earth University from September 1-30. Register: [email protected] For more information: [email protected]

    JAMAICA PLAIN, MA
    September 27, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Sandor Katz at the 2014 Boston Fermentation Festival
    45 Brookside Avenue, Jamaica Plain MA

    Sandor will be the keynote speaker at the 2nd Annual Boston Fermentation Festival, to be held at the Egleston Farmers Market on September 27th. The Boston Fermentation Festival will be just in time for our fall harvest and in preparation for the cold winter months! All are invited – from the novice to the experienced aficionado. Covering all the bases – from cabbage to chemistry! The fest is for foodies, fermentation revivalists & fans of lactic acid. During the fest, we will have tastings by New England professional fermenting artisans, workshops & DIY demos by savvy fermentation craftspeople & lectures by esteemed academics.

    ATLANTA, GA
    October 19, 2014, 10:00 am

    Sandor Katz at the 2014 Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo
    , Atlanta GA

    Sandor will speak about “Food Fermentation: Connecting Ancient Traditions with Science,” at the annual Food and Nutrition Conference, hosted by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, on October 19 at 10am. Additional details to come.

    OXFORD, MS
    October 23, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Sandor Katz at the 2014 Southern Foodways Symposium
    , Oxford MS

    Sandor will be a speaker at the 2014 Southern Foodways Symposium, to be held October 23-26 in Oxford, Mississippi. Details to come.

    GRINNELL, IA
    December 15, 1967, 11:31 am

    Sandor Katz at Iowa Valley Continuing Education
    , Grinnell IA

    Sandor will lead an Introduction to Fermentation workshop for the Iowa Valley Continuing Education program on January 21st at 6pm. Cost is $35 and registration is required. Come learn how simple it is to make your own kimchi, kefir, and other fermented delicacies. Learn about the healing qualities and nutritional importance of live-culture ferments, as well as their illustrious history and integral role in human cultural evolution. Empower yourself with simple techniques for fermenting these healthful foods in your home.


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