Pittsburgh Fermentation Festival

The Third Pittsburgh Fermentation Festival

Sunday February 18th at Spirit

11am- 5pm

Pittsburgh Fermentation Festival Variety Show and Potluck

Saturday February 17th at TBA


This year’s events include:

Open-to-all Fermented Food Contest, many categories

Pittsburgh’s beloved Fermentation artisans

The First ever Fermenter Olympics

Community Chicha-making station

The “Let’s Get Comfortable with Mold” table

And so on and soforth and so much more! Check back often for updated details.

Interested in participating in this year’s festival?

  • To volunteer: fermentpittsburgh@gmail.com
  • To perform, show art of related, at the festival or the festival variety show (Sat 17th): fermentpittsburgh@gmail.com
  • To be a vendor, presenter, demoer, or something of tabling nature: fill out this form.


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.