Slow Food Saddleback News

Additional Fermentation Workshop

Due to the popularity of this workshop Slow Food is offering an extra session in the afternoon this coming Saturday (9 March). Students (must be over 16) are offered a subsidized rate of $5.

The Fermentation Workshop is lead by local Naturopathic Herbalist, Marilyn O’Dowd, who will share her passion for and expertise in fermentation.

You’ll learn about fermented foods, probiotics, how fermented foods provide friendly micro-organisms for good gut health and why this is important for eliminating toxins and improving digestion.

The workshop will include making kimchi, sauerkraut, cultured butter, pickled vegetables, fermented drinks and sourdough.

You’ll be able to take some goodies home so please bring:

  • 2 large glass jars about 1 or 2 litres (if possible)
  • 3 glass jars about 500ml
  • a sharp knife or cabbage slicer
  • blunt-ended rolling pin or kraut crusher if you have one
  • cutting board, apron and notebook

It is important to wear closed shoes as the workshop is being held in a commercial kitchen area.

A light lunch will be served at 12:30 for both the morning and afternoon workshop groups.


Date:           Saturday 9 March 2019
Time:           12:30 pm – 4:00pm
Venue:         Gerringong Town Hall
Cost:             Members $30, Non-members $40

Further information: Barb Khalifa  ph: 0419 498 072

STUDENTS (must be over 16):  $5 
This subsidized price is not available through trybooking. Please email your name and a mobile phone number to and we will get in touch to confirm your place.