FERMENTATION MASTERCLASS, QDV STORE, PORT MACQUARIE
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Join fermentation revivalist Sammi Zajko, and owner of Fermenting Australia as she returns to Port Macquarie by popular demand, for an inspiring afternoon of fermentation demonstrations at Quality Discount Vitamins Store in Port Macquarie.
Learn and become inspired in a fabulous, comfortable setting. You will graze on a delicious ploughmans platter of cheeses, ferments, fermented drinks, dips and more.
Sammi will share her wisdom of a culmination of over a decade of fermenting, a background in nutrition and natural health, and six years of facilitating fermentation workshops around NSW, ACT, VIC and QLD.
Learn the history, culture and science behind fermentation. Learn the incredible health benefits of this traditional craft.
Sammi will talk through and demonstrate:
-labne and whey
-saurkraut (with variations)
-lacto-fermented pickles and variations
Bring your fermenting questions, learn everything that you need to know to feel confident to create fermented foods for health and flavor at home.
This workshop would suit anyone from a complete beginner to confident fermenter with lots of inspiration and ideas.
- a ploughmans platter to share with the group
- tastes and samples of fermented foods and kombucha
- A bottle of kombucha from Remedy Drinks.
- a FREE kombucha SCOBY (valued at $25.)
- class notes and recipes provided by email
- a FREE copy of the Fermenting Australia saurkraut ebook (valued at $12.95)
- discounts on Sammi's Online Masterclass
Please note, that although this is an interactive workshop, it is not hands-on.
Books and products available to purchase at the event. EFTPOS available.
PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN SNACKS/WATER TO EAT AT THE WORKSHOP (although you will be well-fed with a ploughmans platter, tastes and samples.)
You will also be invited to join an EXCLUSIVE closed facebook group following the workshop where you will receive on-going fermenting support, inspiration, trouble-shooting and ideas.
Workshop ticket price includes EVERYTHING. Just bring yourself and your sense of excitement and adventure!
Sammi Zajko is a wild and daring fermentation revivalist. She is a workshop facilitator, presenter, speaker, nutritional researcher, foodie, wild weed forager, mother and owner at Fermenting Australia.
Sammi has a background in Nutritional Medicine and natural health. She is based on the Central Coast and runs fermenting workshops all over NSW and QLD, as well as in Sydney and in Melbourne. Her passion is to teach and share the wonderful and fascinating world of fermented food in a way that is accessible, easy and fun. Her workshops are energetic, informative and dynamic.
She has have been a guest presenter at a number of high-profile food, sustainability and health events around Australia.
She was also a professional guest interviewee on The Gut Solutiondocumentary series; an international documentary released in February 2019.
Sammi is also one half of The Gut Warriors- a dynamic duo who travel around the country teaching sell-out Gut Health Seminars. Sammi teaches extensively about the human microbiome, traditional food and ancestral wisdom to support gut health and of course, fermented foods!
Sammi is also a qualified counsellor, and runs her own holistic counselling private practice. She is passionate about supporting her clients to integrate physical health with emotional, mental and spiritual health.
She is excited to bring her sense of fun and unique, accessible style of fermenting back to the Manning Valley!
Sammi is mum to her amazing nine year old, Jem who is a potent reminder of the importance of high quality, nutrient dense and fermented foods in the family diet. Jem’s favourite fermented food is lacto-fermented pickles and he describes himself as a “cheeky fermenter!” He is also her continued inspiration for living sustainably and treading softly on the Earth. She believes that we have borrowed this Earth from our children and her life and business reflects that philosophy.
www.instagram.com/Fermenting_A... is also a Tribal Leader at The Gut Warriors. Touring Australia and NZ to sell-out audiences, educating and inspiring people at her Gut Health Seminars.
What others have said:
"Thanks again so much for sharing all your knowledge and passion. You have a wonderful energy about you and I find people like you who are experimenting and keeping old traditions and crafts alive so inspiring. I've already had a little taste of my sauerkraut and my carrots and the flavours are already so exciting. And I have plans today to start my kombucha too. I'm so excited to start incorporating fermenting into my family life and I can't stop raving to my friends about everything I learnt. So thank you and keep spreading the fermenting love!! The world needs more inspiring people like you. " Canberra.
"Sammi's deep passion for uplifting the health of not just ourselves, but our family (and future family) and community is inspirational. I learnt not just about fermentation, but the connections we share with others - including our microbes. I learnt so much, best health workshop I've attended! Thank you so much Sammi for sharing your wisdom with the world." Taree.
“Your passion and enthusiasm is infectious!”- Wingham
“It was very informative and helpful to learn all the aspects of fermenting traditions and how we can incorporate it into our day to day life.”-Toowoon Bay
“Sammi, you have inspired me to take my health into my own hands and taught me how. Thank you!”- Wingham
“Great information presented in an interactive and entertaining way.”- Sydney
“You are beautiful, earthy and vibrant. I love the way you present. I also loved that we got to do hands on and bring stuff home. Thanks for teaching me so much and for a friendly and relaxed workshop. Great stuff.” –Collaroy.
“Sammi, you smile and dance with enthusiasm! You are patient, encouraging, friendly and informative. Thank you so much!” Tannum Sands
“Best workshop I’ve ever been to.” Tannum Sands, QLD.
“You are such an energetic and passionate presenter. Very knowledgeable .Lovely samples. ...saurkraut is easy!” Emerald, QLD.
“Awesome workshop! I feel so confident to now make my own ferements. I love listening to you talk.” Yeppoon, QLD.
“Upbeat, informative, practical, exciting...very enjoyable. Thanks Sammi.” Dubbo.
“Fantastic! I thoroughly enjoyed this workshop and am feeling inspired.”Wingham.
“I loved your passion and detailed knowledge. You can tell that you are so passionate about the subject... and it’s contagious!” Port Macquarie.
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Welcome to Fermenting Australia! Run by Fermentation Revivalist, nutritional researcher and foodie, Sammi Zajko. Sammi Zajko is a wild and daring Fermentation Revivalist. She is a workshop facilitator, presenter, speaker, nutritional researcher, foodie, wild weed forager, mother and owner at Fermenting Australia. Sammi has a background in Nutritional Medicine and natural health. She is based on the Central Coast and runs fermenting workshops all over NSW and QLD, as well as in Sydney and in Melbourne. Her passion is to teach and share the wonderful and fascinating world of fermented food in a way that is accessible, easy and fun. Her workshops are energetic, informative and dynamic. Join her on a fermenting adventure in a town near you. Don't miss out on your ticket to one of her sell-out workshops.