CHM Event

Fermentation on Wheels Book Event

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Coos History Museum, Sprague Gallery

Fermentation on Wheels – the book and the adventure – was born in Oregon’s Willamette Valley in May 2013, when author, Tara Whitsitt, converted a forty-foot vintage military bus into a fermentation lab and workshop. Since then, she’s traveled over 24,000 miles with a mission to bridge communities, inspire sustainability and teach fermentation. With her new illustrated memoir/cookbook, Tara shares road stories and recipes –  from the generous farmers who offered respite and fermentables, to young arms baptized elbow-deep in salty cabbage, and fifty unique recipes of delectable fermentations learned and created while on the road. After her book discussion, discover the simple tradition of preservation through bacterial collaboration in one of its most simple forms: via the local micro-flora of vegetables!

Taste a variety of ferments from the bus and those that are featured in the book, then learn about the cost effective and simple tools involved and go home knowing how to creavitvely and fearlessly ferment vegetables from this hands-on demonstration.

An admittance fee will be required.

All events subject to change.