You Can Pickle That! Fermentation 101 with Local Roots

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You Can Pickle That! Fermentation 101 with Local Roots

hosted by Local Roots NYC

Thursday, May 16, 2019
6:30pm-8:00pm

Egg
109 N 3rd St
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States

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Learn a variety of pickling and fermentation skills from a culinary expert.

“By eating a variety of live fermented foods, you promote diversity among microbial cultures in your body….By fermenting foods and drinks with wild microorganisms present in your home environment, you become more interconnected with the life forces of the world around you.” – Sandor Katz

Fermentation is the process of converting carbohydrates to alcohol or organic acids using microorganisms. It is a form of food preservation as well as a way to promote gut health.

In this workshop, you’ll learn different kinds of fermentation and pickling; from vinegar pickles to quick pickles. There will be an assortment of Local Roots vegetables and spices to choose from to customize your own jar of fermented goodies to bring home!

To kick off the night, Local Roots founder Wen-Jay will discuss the the guidelines we ensure each of our farmers must meet so you’re receiving the highest quality, nutrient dense produce.

All tickets include 1 drink from the bar.

About the instructor: Chef Evan has been acknowledged by the James Beard Foundation, received the StarChefs Rising Stars Sustainability Award, and is the head chef at Egg Restaurant. He is also a food justice advocate and educator, speaking about culinary and farm topics on NPR.