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Call for Poetry

June 17, 2016

Fermentation Fest invites submissions for short poems which will feature in Fermentation Fest 2016. The short poems – PassWords form part of the Farm/Art DTour and are inspired by the Burma Shave roadside advertisements that appeared throughout the country from 1925 to 1963.  Each advertisement was a catchy poem or jingle spread out over a series of signs […]

Invitation to create Farm Forms

June 7, 2016

Fermentation Fest are looking for local farmers, landowners or businesses along the Farm/Art DTour to bring to life their creative ideas. We would like to invite you to showcase your creativity by constructing a ‘Farm Form’ for the 6th annual Fermentation Fest. The Farm/Art DTour, a 50+ mile, self-guided drive through the scenic farmland of […]


May 25, 2016

Wormfarm Institute spotlighted by the UC Food Observer, a daily selection of must-read news on food policy, nutrition, agriculture and more, curated by the University of California as part of its UC Global Food Initiative. Read the full article here.

Nina Macheel Hired As Managing Director

January 15, 2016

New management role has been created to support the dramatic growth of Fermentation Fest

Congratulations to Passport Drawing Winners!

December 18, 2015

  At Fermentation Fest this past October, we launched a DTour Passport designed to enhance the travelers experience.  DTourists were invited to punch a card at each art installation along the route. Completed punchcards were entered into a drawing to win one of four weekend getaways in Baraboo, Sauk Prairie, Spring Green, and Reedsburg Wisconsin. The […]

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