Friendly Ferments – A Festival of Fermentation & Culture

Friendly Ferments – A Festival of Fermentation & Culture

Bubbles ‘n Brine: The Flavours and Function of Fermentation – An Evening Talk and Taster with Sandor Katz – October 16 6:00-9:00 PM

Enjoy tasting examples of fermentation, as Sandor Katz imparts to you his decades of wisdom and experience on the many ways in which fermentation enhances our food and drinks, in terms of flavor, preservation, nutrition, and digestibility. This will be the most cultured evening of the year, with the opportunity to ask any and all your questions around fermentation from the world’s most renowned expert on the subject. It’s a unique ‘cultural’ date, exploring a field of nutrition that is often misunderstood and avoided by the uninitiated and yet highly celebrated by those in the know. It promises to be an inspiring introduction as well as celebratory cultivation to all things fermented.

Winsport Facility at C.O.P (Canada Olympic Park)

88 Canada Olympic Road SW

Markin MacPhail Centre – 2nd floor multipurpose room

Parking will be in the CSHOF lot, indicated on the attached map. The Markin MacPhail Centre (in grey) is on this map. Due to construction outside the park, on highway 1, you are  encouraged to arrive 15 minutes early, to compensate for any traffic entering the park.

 

A Fermentation Revival – Get Inoculated Into the Culture of Fermentation With a Full Day of Festivities With Sandor Katz – October 17

A full-on experiential day of learning, tasting, and culturing fun! Come learn with Sandor Katz – the king of fermentation – 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. Empower yourself with simple techniques for fermenting these healthful foods in your home. Be part of the fermentation revival!

Your day will revolve around getting cultured! Your ferment begins with your inoculation passport in hand as you tour the festival booths getting your passport cultured and learning throughout the day from our ‘fermentation ambassadors’ and Sandor Katz himself.

Have your photo taken at the I Got Cultured bubble booth, complete your passport and receive your wearable prize! Enter your best sauerkraut in the Kraut Off contest and maybe win our grand festival prize or try your luck at a very pickling game! Bring your extra starter, SCOBY, grains, spores or other  fermentation starter culture to share and exchange with other festival goers.  Whether you are a newbie who’s never even tasted kraut or your kitchen is bursting with SCOBIES –  we aim to pickle you!

You will taste, learn, discover, explore and more in this full day of friendly fermentation fun.

Saturday, October 17, 2015 10:00am – 6:00pm

Winsport Facility at C.O.P (Canada Olympic Park)

88 Canada Olympic Road SW

Festival Tent

Parking will be in the CSHOF lot, indicated on the attached map. The Festival Tent (in yellow) is on this map. Due to construction outside the park, on highway 1, you are  encouraged to arrive 15 minutes early, to compensate for any traffic entering the park.

 

PRICING FOR EVENT

Friendly Ferments: A Festival of Fermentation and Culture
Bubbles ‘n Brine: The Flavours and Function of Fermentation – An Evening Talk and Taster with Sandor Katz
Friday October 16, 2015, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
$65 before Oct 15th
$85 at the door
Youth: 13-17 years – $20

 

A Fermentation Revival
Get Inoculated Into the Culture of Fermentation With a Full Day of Festivities With Sandor Katz
Saturday, October 17, 2015, 10:00am – 6:00pm
$125 before Oct 15th
$135 at the door
Youth: 13-17 years  – $60

 

SPECIALS!
*First 75 tickets for Friday/Saturday full event pass: $110 (savings of $110)
*Second 75 tickets for  Friday/Saturday full event pass: $130 (savings of $90)

 

Best Bubbly Deal Before Oct 15th
Adult Friday & Saturday 2 Day Pass: $149 (Saving of $71)
Youth Friday & Saturday 2 Day Pass – $50 (savings of $30)

 

Children 12 and under: Free

 

*Upon purchase of your ticket you will be automatically registered to the event guest list. Please bring your receipt (printed or electronic) as your proof of purchase to ensure ease of entrance.

 

Why You Should Be There!

This is sure to be a wild fun time for you and a rare opportunity to go deep into the world of Friendly Ferments. Its more than just learning, you will be seeing, tasting, asking, connecting, discovering and more.

Get to know and immerse yourself, in the heart of Calgary’s growing fermentation community and culture! You will be able to enjoy and be a part of the festivities, by taking in the wisdom from the world’s leading voice on fermentation, Sandor Katz, all whilst building powerful relationships with liked-minded friends, businesses, bacteria and community.

 

Register now to get cultured and join the fermentation revival!



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