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Sandor Ellix Katz

August 14, 2017

Sandor Katz at Sterling College

On August 14, world-renowned fermentation educator and author Sandor Katz will lead a hands-on exploration of the production of fermented vegetables, fruits, grains, and beans.

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Andreas Weber

Andreas Weber

Andreas Weber is a Berlin-based philosopher, biologist, and writer. He holds degrees in marine biology and cultural studies, and has collaborated with brain researcher and philosopher Francisco Varela. His books in English include: Enlivenment: Towards a Fundamental Shift in the Concepts of Nature, Culture and Politics (2013); The Biology of Wonder: Aliveness, Feeling, and the Metamorphosis of Science (2016); and Biopoetics: Towards an Existential Ecology (2016). Weber regularly contributes to major newspapers and magazines, such as National Geographic, GEO, and Die Zeit, and has won a number of awards for his writing. He teaches philosophy at Leuphana University, Lüneburg and at the University of Fine Arts, Berlin. Weber has two children, fifteen and seventeen. He lives in Berlin and Italy.

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Upcoming Events

Format: Workshop

July 29th, 2017 - 12:00 am

Sarah Flack at ROOTS School

Location: Roots School, Bradford, VT | Authors: Sarah Flack

Sarah Flack will be teaching a workshop as part of the Roots School curriculum on grazing and pasture ecology as part of their Four-Season Program in Regenerative Design & Applied Ecology.

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Category: Farm & Garden
Format: Workshop 
Book: The Art and Science of Grazing - How Grass Farmers Can Create Sustainable Systems for Healthy Animals and Farm Ecosystems 

July 29th, 2017 - 12:00 am

Michael Phillips at Wild America Nature Festival

Location: 11 Rock Hill Road, Panama, NY, 14767 | Authors: Michael Phillips

The Roger Tory Nature Institute and Panama Rocks Scenic Park are bringing in the "wild apple grower" for a series of workshops, ranging from mycorrhizal connection and fostering a healthy orchard ecosystem to managing pests and disease holistically. Plus the wild animals. Plus amazing nature art. Plus good food.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Science, Nature & Environment
Format: Workshop 
Book: Mycorrhizal Planet - How Symbiotic Fungi Work with Roots to Support Plant Health and Build Soil Fertility 

August 1st, 2017 - 6:00 pm

Sandor Katz at Gyst Fermentation Bar

Location: 25 East 26th Street, Minneapolis, MN, 55404 | Authors: Sandor Ellix Katz

Join us for an intimate evening to discuss all things fermented with none other than the fermentation revivalist himself, Sandor Ellix Katz. Tickets are $75 and include a glass of your favorite fermented beverage (beer, wine, kombucha) and a GYST Board.

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Category: Food & Drink | Health & Wellness
Format: Talk/Tasting  Workshop 
Book: Wild Fermentation - The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods, 2nd Edition 

August 2nd, 2017 - 10:00 am

Sandor Kat at Farm Table Foundation

Location: Farm Table Foundation, Amery, WI, 54001 | Authors: Sandor Ellix Katz

August 2nd 10:00 am - 12:00 pm: Fermentation in the Home $30 (Both Workshops $70) Come and learn the basics of fermentation and ways to incorporate fermented foods into your everyday home life. August 2nd 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm: Beyond Sauerkraut $50 (Both Workshops $70) Bring your projects, questions, and enthusiasm to learn as we explore some more fermentation techniques with Sandor Katz. August 3rd 10:00 am - 11:00 am: Book Signing with Sandor Katz $10 Sandor will have books available for purchase, or you can bring your copy to have him sign. Enjoy a cup of coffee, tea or water and a meeting with Sandor. Tickets must be purchased separate from the rest of the workshop.

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Category: Food & Drink | Health & Wellness
Format: Workshop 
Book: Wild Fermentation - The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods, 2nd Edition 

August 5th, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Rebecca Thistlethwaite at Mother Earth News Fair -OR

Location: MEN Fair-OR, Albany, OR | Authors: Rebecca Thistlethwaite

Rebecca will teach a workshop titled, From Hoof to Plate: Business essentials for the pastured meat farmer, at the Mother Earth News Fair OR on August 5.

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Format: Workshop 

August 12th, 2017 - 10:00 am

Peter Burke at NOFA MA Summer Conference

Location: NOFA MA SUMMER CONFERENCE, Amherst, MA | Authors: Peter Burke

Saturday, 10-11:30 AM Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening This workshop is a hands-on tutorial on how to grow ALL your salad greens with no light and no special equipment, all year-round. Everyone will plant a tray of greens to take home. We will also sample a salad of soil sprouts. Peter Burke: Has been teaching garden classes since 2006; started thedailygardener.com to provide seeds for indoor gardening. Jake Burke: Studied Sustainable Agriculture & Food Justice at Hampshire College, presently living/gardening in Northampton, MA.

Category: Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Workshop 
Book: Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening - How to Grow Nutrient-Dense, Soil-Sprouted Greens in Less Than 10 days 

August 13th, 2017 - 8:00 am

Elizabeth Henderson at NOFA SUMMER CONFERENCE

Location: NOFA SUMMER CONFERENCE, Amherst, MA | Authors: Elizabeth Henderson

How Can We Achieve Food Sovereignty If Small Farms Can’t Survive? Let’s talk about the elephant in the room: why aren’t more small farms thriving without off-farm income? If US workers don’t want to work on farms and the flow from abroad is slowing, who will do farm work? How can we balance the needs of farmers, farmworkers and low-income eaters? Elizabeth Henderson: Organic farmer, on boards of NOFA-NY and Agricultural Justice Project. Jessica Culley: CATA General Coordinator, 17 years organizing for farm workers.

Category: Farm & Garden | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Workshop 
Book: Sharing the Harvest - A Citizen's Guide to Community Supported Agriculture, 2nd Edition 

August 18th, 2017 - 12:00 am

Michael Phllips at Maine Apple Camp

Location: Liberty, ME | Authors: Michael Phillips

Why not send apple growers off to summer camp for some R&R? John Bunker of FEDCO Trees has done it again, this time bringing conversations about heirloom apples, cider making, organic orcharding to a lakeside camp. Experienced growers like Michael will be there to haze the rookies (smile) and all will be fun. Register with MOFGA while the getting is good. $165 for MOFGA members $215 for non-members

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Category: Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Science, Nature & Environment
Format: Workshop 
Book: Mycorrhizal Planet - How Symbiotic Fungi Work with Roots to Support Plant Health and Build Soil Fertility 

August 19th, 2017 - 9:00 am

Peg Schafer at Casari Ranch

Location: Casari Ranch, CA | Authors: Peg Schafer

In this 2-day workshop Peg will cover key aspects to domestic Chinese medicinal herb production. Participants will learn about the cultivation of medicinal herbs, as well as addressing the relevant issues affecting herb quality and accessibility. This program will be of interest to growers, practitioners, students, and those interested in the changing market of contemporary Asian herbal medicine. Note that this program is about growing medicinal plants and does not cover clinical use of herbs.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Health & Wellness | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Workshop 
Book: The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm - A Cultivator's Guide to Small-Scale Organic Herb Production 

August 23rd, 2017 - 12:00 am

David Asher at Linnaea Farm

Location: Linnaea Farm, Cortes Island, British Columbia, Canada | Authors: David Asher

From culture propagation, to rennet coagulation and on to affiance, this five-day-class is an in-depth exploration of the many possibilities of cheese. Students should expect to gain a full understanding of how all of the different styles of cheese are inter-related, and how to bring about the ecological conditions that develop the diverse flavours and forms of cheese. The length of the class allows participants to see cheeses through their many stages of development, and witness the growth of the many ripening cultures that define them. Sold out.

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Category: Food & Drink | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Workshop 
Book: The Art of Natural Cheesemaking - Using Traditional, Non-Industrial Methods and Raw Ingredients to Make the World's Best Cheeses 

August 26th, 2017 - 10:00 am

Sandor Katz at Luna Parc

Location: Luna Parc Atelier Foundation, Montague Township, NJ | Authors: Sandor Ellix Katz

Come learn how simple it is to make your own kraut, kimchi 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.

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Category: Food & Drink | Health & Wellness
Format: Workshop 
Book: Wild Fermentation - The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods, 2nd Edition 

September 15th, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Shawn and Beth Dougherty at MEN FAIR- PA

Location: MEN FAIR-PA, Seven Springs, PA | Authors: Beth Dougherty and Shawn Dougherty

Shawn and Beth will present the following workshops at the Seven Springs Mother Earth News Fair: Not Suitable for Agriculture: Good Farming with Poor land, small savings, and a lot to learn Forage-Based Family-Scale Food Production Mixed Species Management: Intensive Grazing on the small family farm

Category: Farm & Garden | Farm & Garden | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Workshop 
Book: The Independent Farmstead - Growing Soil, Biodiversity, and Nutrient-Dense Food with Grassfed Animals and Intensive Pasture Management 

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