The Art of Fermentation

with Sandor Katz, Sunday, February 8, 2015

Course Information

This workshop is SOLD OUT. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please follow the registration instructions below. You will be contacted if a space becomes available and will be asked for payment then.

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. Be part of the fermentation revival!

In this workshop Sandor will explore the following fermented foods: kraut, pickles, beet kvass, kimchi, yogurt, kefir, cheese, grains and beans, mead, kombucha, water kefir, ginger bug, and wine and beer.

Food samples will be provided to participants by the following producers and retailers: Salt Spring Island Kombucha Company, Culturalive Fermented Foods, and Ingredients Cafe and Community Market.

Course Instructor

Sandor Ellix Katz is a fermentation revivalist. His book Wild Fermentation (2003) and the hundreds of fermentation workshops he has taught across North America and beyond, have helped to catalyze a broad revival of the fermentation arts. A self-taught experimentalist who lives in rural Tennessee, the New York Times calls him “one of the unlikely rock stars of the American food scene”. His latest book, The Art of Fermentation (2012), received a James Beard award. Sandor teaches fermentation workshops in Tennessee and many other places. For more information, check out his website

Course Dates

Sunday, February 8, 2015, 9:00am-5:00pm

Course Tuition

Regular – $150 (Early Bird – $140, until December 22)
Student – $135 (Early Bird – $125, until December 22)
PRC Alumni – $140 (Early Bird – $130, until December 22)
*PRC diploma students will receive 0.5 NU academic credit for this workshop.

Course Registration

To register, please click on the registration button below. Full payment is due at time of registration to confirm placement in the course. Payment can be made via MasterCard or Visa, debit, cash and cheque.

Withdrawal Policy

For course withdrawals submitted in writing or in person 30 days or more before the start of the course, registrants will receive a full tuition refund less a $40 non-refundable registration fee. For course withdrawals submitted in writing or in person more than 14 days but less than 30 days before the start of the course, registrants will receive a 50% tuition refund. Without exception, no refunds will be given for course withdrawals less than 14 days before the start of the course.

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