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Students will learn the basics of fermenting Kombucha, Jun Kvass at home. Students will receive a Jun (a relative of Kombucha) scoby and a the essential knowledge to nurse fermented beverages from rare ingredients to fizzy probiotic liquid gold. This short class is demonstration with Monique showing the techniques of fermentation.
Monique Miller works at CERES Fair Food and Joe's Garden. She has been fermenting for almost 4 years now and has become infamous for “fermenting everything”. Monique is passionate about local food, DIY, seasonal produce, fermentation, preserving the harvest and applying permaculture in everyday life.
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- Does and don’t of fermenting beverages
- The process of fermenting beverages
- Recipes to take home
- A jun scoby to take home -
- Samples in class of all three beverages
- 300ml-500ml jar with a water-tight lid
Those interested in the health benefits of fermented beverages
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CERES - Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies, is an award winning, not-for-profit, sustainability centre located on 4.5 hectares on the Merri Creek in East Brunswick, Melbourne.
It is also a thriving community, an urban farm, Australia’s largest deliverer of environmental education, an event and conference venue and a place rich with social and cultural diversity. CERES is recognised as an international leader in community and environmental practice.
Built on a decommissioned rubbish tip that was once a bluestone quarry, today CERES is a vibrant eco-oasis. 350,000 people visit CERES each year. Many more engage with us through our Sustainable Schools program which takes sustainable education into schools across the state.
CERES’ green technology displays, buildings, education and training programs and social enterprises (CERES’ Organic Market, Café, Permaculture Nursery and Fair Food organics delivery) demonstrate food security, sustainable agriculture, energy efficiencies, renewables and water conservation in action.
CERES is a model for a future with sustainability, innovation and connectedness at its heart.
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