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FermentWorks Science Pub: Microbiome and Fermented Foods

  • Chetco Brewing Company 830 Railroad Street Brookings, OR United States (map)

Cost: $10

Illustration courtesy Alena Ohneva/Shutterstock

Illustration courtesy Alena Ohneva/Shutterstock

Every day science gains additional insights into the workings of microbes in every system on earth—from the soil to our own human bodies. Our microbiome is our second brain and affects everything from our happiness to how our body gains weight. Best-selling authors Kirsten K. and Christopher Shockey will help you understand how these eco-systems in us are influenced by the foods we eat—weaving this knowledge presentation with the incredible flavors and benefits of fermented foods.

Experience Notes
We like to call this “Better Learning Thru Beer.” Grab a pint of whatever your like to drink and join us for an afternoon of humor and information.

We kick of with interactive trivia, hand the stage over to the Shockeys, then give some time for Q&A.

Meet Your Southern Oregon Hosts
Kirsten K. Shockey and Christopher Shockey are the co-authors of bestselling Fermented Vegetables, Fiery Ferments, and the new Miso, Tempeh, Natto and other Tasty Ferments. They got their start in fermenting foods twenty years ago on a 40-acre hillside smallholding in Southern Oregon which grew into their organic food company. When they realized their passion was for the process, they chose to focus on teaching fermentation arts to others. Kirsten and Christopher travel worldwide helping people to make, enjoy and connect with their food. You can find stories of a life fueled by fermented foods on Instagram or on the web at

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