Intro to Fermentation: Fruit Scrap Vinegar (Online)
Taught by Cheryl Paswater
Cheryl Paswater is an Certified Fermentationist , Educator, and Health Coach, who after a near-death experience, turned to holistic medicine for help. After radical diet and lifestyle changes, she started teaching on fermentation, old world food preservation, healthy eating, sustainable food, and holistic health. Cheryl runs a popular fermentation project and CSA called Contraband Ferments. (www.contrabandferments.com) She lives in Brooklyn, NY.
* This class will meet via Zoom! Download the web client at zoom.us/download in advance; link will be sent before the talk. *
Fermentation is one of the oldest food processing methods still used today. Scientifically known as zymology, it is the conversion of carbohydrates into alcohols, carbon dioxide, yeast, or bacteria. Beer, miso, sourdough, kefir, kimchi and many other delicious foods we love are the product of fermentation.
In this course we will cover the basic science behind making fruit scrap vinegar, why it’s good for you, and how to make it yourself. A great way to use your fruit and herb scraps! If you are interested in Old World food preservation, gut health, or fermentation in general, this is the class for you!