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Fermentation 101

  • NatureLink,LLC 20 Leesburg Point Sharpsburg, GA, 30277 United States (map)

We are pleased to announce that this workshop is lead by one of our guest instructors, Sarah “Petals” Adams! – Fermentation Manager at Cultured South Fermentation Co, in Atlanta GA.

During this two-part workshop you will learn the ins-n-outs of Kombucha brewing and how NatureConnection + Fermentation have a lot to do with building community.

The First half of the workshop – “The How to’s and what’s of Kombucha and Fermentation”

  • How to brew kombucha at home (a kombucha starter scoby will be provided).

  • The dynamics of keeping a kombucha culture healthy

  • Tips and tricks of how to make a tasty brew.

  • How to carbonate kombucha.

  • How the natural world and fermentation tie in to your health and spirit.

  • How fermentation, food prep, and brewing builds community.

 The Second Half of Workshop – “Integration and Creation”

  • Lacto-ferments - veggie ferments and beet kvass (a nutrient dense fermented beverage).

  • Discussing and defining lacto-fermentation

  • Creation of 3 different ferments

 ** Everyone will take home 3 jars of fermenting goodies that they will have learned how to make in class!

** All materials are provided at this workshop**

Instructor Bio:

 Sarah "Petals" Adams is the Fermentation Manager at Cultured South Fermentation Co., which is the mother company of Georgia's first and finest kombucha brewery, Golda Kombucha. There, she has crafted and developed many new fermented goods that are sold throughout the Atlanta area. She has been knee deep in the brine of fermentation since 2012 and is constantly driven by the inspiration of symbiosis - a lesson taught by our fermentation friends, the bacterial world. She has taught many in-depth classes on kombucha, allowing the ancestral cup of knowledge to bubble over and inoculate our communities with timeless holistic rituals. 


  • This workshop runs in two parts with the first part from from 9:00 am until 11:0a.m. The second part being from 1:00 to 3:00p.m.  

  • Please bring your own sack lunch and plenty of drinking water, ready for the trail.

  • You'll need good outdoor clothes and rain gear if it’s raining, as well as a backpack to carry anything extra you feel that that you will need.

  • This workshop will be outside and inside at times. Please come prepared to be outside for most of the time.

    ** We will send out a welcome letter complete with a gear list, directions, and full details after receiving your registration. **

Earlier Event: May 11
Holistic Wildlife Tracking
Later Event: June 15
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