Fermentation on Wheels - November 15th
Bitter & Esters will be hosting Fermentation on Wheels next Saturday November 15th, for a day of free fermented food and beverages workshops! Tara Whitsitt and the Fermentation on Wheels bus will be parked in front of Bitter & Esters from 11am to 4pm. For the uninitiated, Fermentation on Wheels is a celebration of fermentation and offers free educational events nationwide as a way to bridge communities and restore a genuine fascination and interest in local, traditionally preserved foods. There will be a whole bunch of cool workshops throughout the day: 10am - Living Foods Exploration (ages 5-10) 11am - Bacteria, Food, & the Human Biome (ages 10-18) 12pm to 3pm - Starter Culture Swap and other demos. Bitter & Esters will have a free workshop on different fermented beverages, every hour on the hour from 10am to 1PM 10am - Beer making 11am - Kombucha making (with Eric from Kombucha Brooklyn!) 12pm - Cider Making 1pm - Mead making There will also be a social hour celebrating the arrival of Fermentation on Wheels from 5 to 7pm at The Way Station on November 15th. The Live Cultures, a band admired by fermentation enthusiasts, will play a set during the event and specialty cocktails using kombucha, fermented hot sauces, and sauerkraut brine will also be featured. It's going to a lively day, so be sure to stop by!