Photos from Festival, and Feedback Wanted!

It was a beautiful day on September 10 and we had a great time! Thanks to our sponsors, volunteers, speakers, makers, Kruger’s Farm, and YOU for attending! Can you spare a few minutes to tell about your Festival experience? We want to put on a better show each year, so every bit of your feedback helps! Mark your calendars! The next Oregon Fermentation Festival will be held Saturday, September 9,…

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Care for your DIY Pickles

Thanks to all who attended the Festival! We hope you had as much fun as we did! Here are some reminders about how to care for your DIY Garlic-dill Cucumbers or Garlic-Dilly Beans! Be sure to “burp” your jar every day to release normal pressure build-up. If you bought a Small batch fermentation kit (like MasonTops or Ferment’n), use the weight(s) and apply the lids. Follow instructions to apply the fermentation…

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Final Schedule Just Announced

We’ve finalized our all-star Lineup of speakers, presenters, and entertainers. Check out the Lineup Page for the full schedule! We will also have schedules prominently displayed throughout the Festival grounds, so you won’t miss your favorite speaker or act!

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Volunteer Applications Now Open!

We rely on an all-volunteer staff to help make the Festival a success, and a truly community-based effort! In exchange for three hours of service at the Festival, volunteers receive a General Admission pass and a volunteer t-shirt. We are now accepting applications for volunteers Please complete a Volunteer Application Form and we will get back to you shortly.

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Festival Selects The Portland Kitchen as its Beneficiary

The Oregon Fermentation Festival is thrilled to announce that we have selected a beneficiary non-profit organization! The Portland Kitchen (TPK) sets the table for successful futures by using food and cooking to empower teens to create healthy lifestyles, get meaningful employment and become great citizens in our community. TPK offers a comprehensive, culinary program to Portland high school youth, ages 14-18. They actively recruit youth who are at-risk, low-income and/or underserved…

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