Are you a small business, an artist, or local expert interested in participating? Contact: email@example.com
Local, Small Business Fermentation Artisans featuring fermented foods and hand-made goods.
Workshops: See Schedule
Make-Your Own Activities and demos: 2020 Activities Coming Soon!
Fermented Food Contest/ Culture Swap: Do you have the best kimchi is Pittsburgh? Or is sourdough bread your butter? Bring enough to sample and share by Noon on Sunday. Have extra cultures? Bring some to share! Contest voting and sampling all day with awards at 4pm. More information.
Fementer Olympics: Three events to challenge who is the Fermenter Champion. Winner gets a big surprise. Learn more.
Family Fun: complete a Fermented Bingo card to be entered in a drawing for prizes! Peruse books or do some coloring in the “Ferment Library Pop-up” by the Carnegie Library. Craft your own “microorganism”- sponsored by The Center for Creative Reuse.
Awards: Fermenter Olympics, Fermented Food Contest, Mold Pageant, and Bingo drawing.
Performances: Watch Food and fermented acts, plays, songs, and comedy throughout the day. General festival attendees are encouraged to dress as their favorite food!
Growing & Fermenting with the Seasons: With support from Grow Pittsburgh, join local farmers to get the most out of our growing seasons! Expert growers will be on hand to help you make a garden plan, present plant varieties best for our region, and help with seasonal sourcing. Share your favorite seasonal recipes on our “Fermenting with the Seasons” timeline.
Ferment Pittsburgh is a project created to influence the growth of fermentation culture in our area. We offer classes, put on the annual Pittsburgh Fermentation Festival, and do activities to promote a better connection with harmoniously natural living. Please contact us with any questions regarding fermentation and culturing, whether you need advice or are looking for some starters.