Live Stream: Sandor Katz presents Fermentation Journeys in conversation with Chris Smith

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For the past two decades, fermentation expert and bestselling author Sandor Katz has traveled the world, both teaching and learning about the many fascinating and delicious techniques for fermenting foods. Wherever he's gone, he has gleaned valuable insights into the cultures and traditions of local and indigenous peoples, whether they make familiar ferments like sauerkraut or less common preparations like natto and koji. In his latest book, Sandor Katz's Fermentation Journeys, Katz takes readers along with him to revisit these special places, people, and foods. Sandor Katz's Fermentation Journeys reminds us that the magical power of fermentation belongs to everyone, everywhere. Perfect for adventurous foodies, armchair travelers, and fermentation fanatics who have followed Katz's work through the years--from Wild Fermentation to The Art of Fermentation to Fermentation as Metaphor--this book reflects the enduring passion and accumulated wisdom of this unique man, who is arguably the world's most experienced and respected advocate of all things fermented.

Sandor Ellix Katz is a fermentation revivalist. A self-taught experimentalist who lives in rural Tennessee, his explorations in fermentation developed out of his overlapping interests in cooking, nutrition, and gardening. He is the author of four previous books: Wild FermentationThe Revolution Will Not Be MicrowavedThe Art of Fermentation—which was a NYT bestseller and won a James Beard Foundation Award in 2013—and Fermentation as Metaphor. The hundreds of fermentation workshops he has taught around the world have helped catalyze a broad revival of the fermentation arts. The New York Times calls Sandor “one of the unlikely rock stars of the American food scene.” For more information, check out his website:

Chris Smith is a seed saver and permaculturist who loves to write. He is executive director of the Utopian Seed Project, a crop-trialing non-profit working to celebrate food and farming. His book, The Whole Okra, won a James Beard Foundation Award in 2020 and he is the co-host of The Okra Pod Cast. A native of the UK, Smith has a master's degree in creative writing from the University of Manchester. His short stories have been published in Nashville Review, Mid-American Review, and The Manchester Review. 

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Sandor Katz's Fermentation Journeys: Recipes, Techniques, and Traditions from Around the World By Sandor Ellix Katz Cover Image
ISBN: 9781645020349
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - November 9th, 2021

SKU: FreeFermentation

The Whole Okra: A Seed to Stem Celebration By Chris Smith, Michael W. Twitty (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Chris Smith, Michael W. Twitty (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781603588072
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - June 10th, 2019

SKU: x672389