Fifth Annual Portland Fermentation Festival
Thursday, October 16th 6-9:30pm
Ecotrust’s Billy Frank Jr. Conference Center
Rooftop food and drink sales and music from DJ Pickle Barrel
721 NW 9th Ave. Portland, OR
All ages, open to the public, $10-$20
Children 12 and younger attend for free
Open-to-the-public, all ages celebration of fermented food and drink. Bring kraut, try kraut. Bring miso, try miso. Come out for Portland’s fermented food and drink skill sharing, recipe sharing, and tasting event of the year. We are very pleased to announce that this year’s special pre-tasting event (special ticket must be purchased to attend this panel) will be a panel of fermentation experts. Nat West of Reverend Nat’s Hard Cidery, David Barber of Picklopolis, Eric Finley of Chop Butchery & Charcuterie and Josh Grgas from Commons Brewery will answer questions and talk all things food/drink fermentation. Bring questions!
Come celebrate pickling season at the Fifth Annual Portland Fermentation Festival at Ecotrust. Taste and share live, fermented food and drinks made by professionals and home fermentation enthusiasts at the annual event that brought out more than 500 attendees in 2013.
Talk to fellow fermenters, exchange cultures and recipes, get advice from local food fermentation enthusiasts, and sample everything from sour pickles, miso and kefir to cheese, hard cider, and mead.
Enjoy rooftop food and beverage sales from Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider, Commons Brewery and Bingo Sandwiches and music from DJ Pickle Barrel as well as fermentation demos from Claudia Lucero author of One-Hour Cheese, Gabe Rosen chef-owner of Biwa, Eric Finley butcher-owner of Chop Butchery & Charcuterie and Heidi Nestler teacher of Heidi Nestler Cooking Classes.
Tickets will be available online at portlandfermentationfestival.com on September 30th!
Admission for the 7 or 8pm Thursday tasting sessions is $10.
For $20 you get to attend the 7 pm tasting as well as fermentation demos and the 6pm panel of experts on all things food/drink fermentation.
Visit the website above for more information on how to enter your fermented goods and cultures for the event.
***Also, this year is the first year that we’re expanding the festival into a TWO-day event. Workshops +++ will be held on the evening Friday, October 17th, 2014 at Southeast Portland’s Bodega Verde! More info. on that soon!
If you’re curious about past Portland Fermentation Festivals please check out some of the media coverage:
Cooking Up a Story
Food Lover’s Guide to Portland
KBOO Food Show
Facebook Portland Fermentation Festival