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Seasonal Ferments: Kimchi + Kombucha

Preserving garden produce with friendly microbes.

Sat, 04 Sep 9:00AM (AEST)
2 hours 30 minutes
Over 50 people have attended this class


A natural implementation of permaculture practice, lacto-fermentation is a healthful, safe, low energy method of food preservation. 

Join our resident fermento Molly Bryson in making kimchi and kombucha. A passionate permaculturist and former teacher of safe food handling practices, Molly conveys safe preservation techniques and the essentials of home fermentation in this interactive and tasty workshop. 

At the conclusion of the workshop you will have an understanding of:

      •Principles of lactic acid fermentation of vegetables - leaves, roots and fruits

      •How to cultivate, feed and store your ferments for long and short term use

      •Relevant food safety and sanitization for ferments

During this hands-on workshop you will make fermented kimchi and kombucha.

Participants will be limited to 8 to maintain an informal, interactive format.

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What you will learn

  • How to cultivate, feed and keep your ferments for long and short term use
  • How to assess PH, sugar and alcohol levels
  • Relevant food safety and sanitization for fermenting

What you will get

  • Comprehensive workshop notes and references/further reading
  • Your own vegetables ferments to take home
  • A sampling of fermented food

What to bring

  • Apron (We have some if you forget)
  • 3 small jars, 300 - 500mL

What to wear


Appropriate for

Everyone, no previous experience necessary

Bee Sustainable

Vendor since 2015

Bee Sustainable helps people lead a sustainable life. We supply the necessary equipment and requirements to pursue self sufficiency with an emphasis on domestic food production and storage.

Robert, the proprietor of Bee Sustainable, comes from a bee keeping family and has been involved with various aspects of bee keeping over many years. The Bee Sustainable project has been Robert’s passion since he recognised the need for the services and goods now offered through the business.

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4.9 (10 reviews)
19 June 2021Seasonal Ferments: Kimchi + Kombucha
Fun and informative course. There was a lot of information in a short time and it was a little confusing to start but by the end of the class all my questions had been answered and we were given comprehensive notes to take home. Looking forward to my new hobby of fermenting, thanks, Rhonda
15 March 2020Seasonal Ferments: Kimchi + Kombucha
Loved it! Plenty of theory and practical info in additional to making our own kimchi, kombucha and kombucha mother. Came home super motivated to ferment. Highly recommend.
14 March 2020Seasonal Ferments: Kimchi + Kombucha
Great class with a clearly knowledgeable teacher and get to take home some kombucha and kimchi for eating later.
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Refund Policy

Refunds and Transfer requests incur a $10 administration fee.  

A minimum of 7 days notice is required for refunds and/or transfer requests. Refund and transfer requests with less than 7 days notice (of the scheduled  date) qualify for a 50% refund or credit towards the new date. Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice qualify for a 20% discount on the next booking made.

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Terms & Conditions

Participation in Bee Sustainable's classes and workshops are at your own risk. Whilst we take every precaution to take reasonable care of our customers, we acknowledge that bees and the kitchen environment can pose risk, and your attendence at our classes waives our liability for any injuries that occur.

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