Ferment & Film: An Evening with Sandor Katz, Mara King, & Slow Food Denver


Calling all fermentation enthusiasts, food lovers, and film buffs! Don’t miss this unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of fermentation through the lens of cinema and the expertise of renowned fermentation revivalist, Sandor Katz.

Event Highlights:

🌟 Exclusive Film Screening: Be among the first to watch a special teaser of the highly anticipated “Republic of Culture” video series, a travel documentary featuring fermentation practices and traditions from Taiwan.  Also screening excerpts from 2016’s “People’s Republic of Fermentation” a series of short films on the fermentation traditions of Southwest China.

🎤 Q&A with Sandor Katz & Mara King: Engage in a lively discussion with Sandor Katz, the fermentation guru himself, as he answers your burning questions and shares his vast knowledge and passion for fermentation. Katz is a James Beard book award winner and has published 6 books on food and fermentation. Furthermore, he will be joined by Director of Fermentation and Sustainability at Id Est, Mara King. Mara manages fermentation programs at Id Est’s six restaurants and grain mill, she has traveled the world teaching and Republic of Culture is her second foray into film production. 

🍽️ Local Food & Beverage Meet and Greet: Savor the flavors of locally sourced foods and beverages, while connecting with fellow fermentation aficionados and local nonprofits. Colorado based artisans will share their products and stories in a relaxed, convivial atmosphere, allowing guests the opportunity to not only taste local flavors but learn from their creators.  Id Est restaurants will recreate bites from the movies and offer an interactive fermented foods sniffing zoo where you can engage your senses with some of the exciting foods you will see on the big screen.

Fundraiser: Raising funds for post-production on Republic of Culture and for the Slow Food Denver Chapter. Slow Food Denver is the local chapter of the international movement that is working towards good, clean, and fair food for all, here in the Denver metro area. 

Whether you’re a seasoned fermenter or just curious about the process, this event promises to be both educational and entertaining. Come for the film, stay for the food, and leave with a deeper appreciation for the culture of fermentation.

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary evening of film, food, and fermentation with Sandor Katz. Secure your spot today and be part of the fermenting fun!



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