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Opportunity – Volunteer Coordinator

August 9, 2016

  The 2016 Fermentation Fest – A Live Culture Convergence is an annual celebration of live culture in all its forms.  As we look ahead to our Sixth annual Fest, we acknowledge the essential role that volunteers play in helping the Fest come alive for ten days of food, art, performance, and the celebration of abundance […]

Calling All Performers!

August 4, 2016

  Fermentation Fest 2016 is looking for performers – very broadly defined– dancers, musicians, actors, farmers, acrobats, contortionists and anyone in between – to enliven the Farm/Art DTour, a 50-mile, self-guided drive through the scenic farmland of Sauk County, Wisconsin. We are assembling a series of short performances (we call them ‘Pasture Performances’) that use the […]

RURAL/URBAN FLOW

July 12, 2016

  A short film from Fermentation Fest 2015 – documenting the ever so important URBAN/RURAL FLOW. The film is produced by the Greater Milwaukee Committee’s Creative Placemaking Group and follows their discovery trip to Fermentation Fest last year.  Each year we work on both ends of the continuum to increase rural/urban flow, adding value, excitement and inspiration […]

Fermentation Fest – Chicago

June 30, 2016

Join us at Lagunitas Brewing, Chicago on August 15, 5:30 – 8:30pm. Learn to make your own yogurt, vinegar, and hot sauce, sample fermented salamis, kimchi, and pickles, purchase artisan-made fermentation crocks, and enjoy Lagunitas ales! 100% of proceeds from the evening (general admission tickets and beer sales) will support Wormfarm Institute and Fermentation Fest. Purchase your […]

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 […]

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