There’s something brewing in the crocks, kettles and jugs in Reedsburg, Wisconsin this fall. If it can be cultured or fermented, you’ll sample it and learn about it at the Reedsburg Fermentation Fest!
Classes, Tastings and more
From October 12 through October 21, the Reedsburg Fermentation Fest tempts the taste buds of those coming to town. The Fest features a series of tastings, cooking classes, and brewing seminars, celebrating local abundance.
The Farm/Art Dtour
2012′s special feature is the Farm/Art DTour – a fifty-mile tour of art installations, Roadside Culture Stands (artist-built mobile farm stands), pasture performances, Field Notes (rural culture education sites), and more.
From sourdough techniques to home-crafted beer secrets to yogurt and pickling made simple, the Live Culture Convergence has it all. Award-winning authors and speakers, such as Sandor Katz and Terese Allen will also provide plenty of food for thought.
Fermentation Fest is a Wormfarm Institute Initiative in collaboration with Sauk County, the Reedsburg Area Chamber of Commerce andthe UW Extension.
Fermentation Fest is made possible in part through grants from ArtPlace, The National Endowment for the Arts, Wisconsin Arts Board, Sauk County Arts and Culture Committee, and the Wisconsin Department of Tourism.
The Farm/Art Dtour is made possible through grant from The National Endowment for the Arts (arts.gov) and ArtPlace (artplaceamerica.org), a collaboration of top national foundations, the NEA, and various federal agencies to accelerate creative placemaking across the U.S.