Mainstage Programs

All main stage programs require a brief registration. There is no preregistration. Registration opens at 11am, and it is possible to reserve multiple programs. You must be present to register. First come, first serve. Space is limited.

11:30am- 12:45

Naturally Leavened Bread with Neil Blazin of Driftwood Oven

From choosing a flour to pulling a loaf of bread out of your home oven, this demonstration will give you some great guidelines to be successful at home. Come learn how to make bread using the same process our ancestors did thousands of years ago. We will discuss the many benefits and nuances of maintaining a sourdough culture and baking fresh, whole grain bread, in your home. There will be plenty of time for Q&A after the demonstration and samples of bread baked from local whole grain, stone ground, flour.

1:30pm- 2:45

Kissed By Koji with Jeremy Umansky, Larder (Cleveland)

Koji is a mystical, magical mold that is just beginning to attract attention in the US. You will learn the evolution, history, traditional uses, as well as the innovative new uses being pioneered by Umansky. Read more about his work here.

3:30pm- 4:45

Kimchi Gardening with Nick Lubecki of GrowPgh/ Butter Hill Farm

Grow your own kimchi garden at home! Learn the best ways to grow each ingredient, from ginger to napa cabbage, to the special Korean Hot Pepper, and more. Nick will provide you with all you need to know to have a kimchi making party this fall with your backyard harvest!