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2023 Festival Schedule

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6:00PM – 8:00PM       BrewBash – Crystal Room/ Ashland Springs Hotel

SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 2023 at Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites

11:00AM – 5:00PM      Fermentation CelebrationMAIN VENDOR TASTINGS EVENT 

11:00AM – 11:45AM    Hands-on Workshop – Make Your Own Brined Whole Vegetables, Kimchi and Beet Kvass with Alex Lewin

11:30AM – 11:50AM    Demonstration – Discover Koji, The Essential of Japanese Food Culture & Learn Various Ways of Using Miso in Your Cooking with Midori Uehara

12:00PM – 12:15PM    Demonstration – How to Use Studio B Handmade Crocks, Water Lock & Weights with Benjamin Wood

12:30PM – 1:00PM    Talk – Importance of Wild Apples & How To Use Native Yeasts with Sean Kelley

12:30PM – 1:00PM    Hands-on Workshop – Discover Fermented Vegetables for Gut Health and Out of This World Flavor with Kirsten K. Shockey

1:00PM – 1:30PM   Demonstration – What is Fermentation? Learn How to Make Cucumber Pickles and Pineapple Tepache with Alex Lewin

1:45PM – 2:00PM        Demonstration – Family Friendly Kimchi: Cultural Significance in Korean Cooking & Culture with Cindy Yi

2:15PM – 2:45PM        Demonstration – Fermented Foods and our Microbiome with Kirsten and Christopher Shockey

3:00PM – 3:30PM      Demonstration – Differences in the Fermentation Processes of Chocolate, Cheese & Wine with Liz Wan

3:30PM – 4:00PM        Demonstration – Learn How to Make your Own Kombucha with Moxie Brew

4:00PM – 4:45PM        Demonstration – How to Make Sourdough Bread with Philippe Garcia


9:30AM – 12:30PM     Hot Sauce & Bloody Mary Brunch Buffet – Stardust Lounge/ Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites