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WNC Fermenting Festival
November 6, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cultivate Our Community with this uniquely tasteful event to be held from 11:00am to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6th, at the Madison County Fair Grounds, 258 Carolina Lane. Tickets are $5 to attend, with proceeds benefiting the local food pantry Beacon of Hope Services. Local and regional fermenters will be presenting their products with several hosting free fermenting demonstrations and sharing skills in preparing beneficial food and drinks such as jun, koji, gluten free sourdough, ciders/fruit wines, animal food, chocolates, and vegan cheese. Vendors will share their products, information, and resources on the benefits of eating probiotic rich and locally grown fermented foods. Live printed t-shirts, ceramic artists, farmers, food trucks, local resources and other treasures will be on site. This family friendly event is designed to bring all members of Madison County, greater WNC and surrounding localities together to honor each other and our communities through the support of fermentation, food preservation, farming, and food security.