A note from Barbie, Director of Community Cuisine: I’m thrilled to have Karen Diggs visit San Jose! Karen’s fermentation knowledge combined with extensive training as a chef makes her an excellent educator and fabulous fermentor. Karen finds creative ways to ferment foods as well as incorporate them in everything!
Join us for both sessions, save $10, and go home with a jar of your own sauerkraut!
10:00 -12:30 Nourish Your Microbiome Lecture with Q&A
Find out the connection between the microbes in your stomach, how they affect your health, and why eating fermented foods can have such a beneficial effect for your gut, your brain, and even the planet! Karen will take you on a deep dive into the microbiome and share the latest scientific studies of why it is so vital to have live-cultured foods. She'll also explain the necessary steps for making delicious sauerkraut, pickles and other fermented goodies.
12:30 - 1:00 Break
1:00 - 4:00 Mastering Fermentation, a Hands-on Fermentation Class
In this hands-on workshop, Karen will demonstrate how to make sauerkraut and pickles, as well as cover all the technical aspects of lacto-fermentation, so that you will master the art and science of preserving vegetables with good bacteria. We'll also be tasting a wide variety of gourmet fermented items from Karen's kitchen. There will be plenty of time to answer all of your fermentation questions. Each participant will make their own sauerkraut with a selection of spices and herbs and take their fermentation creations home to enjoy.
Ladies, you don’t want to miss Women’s Retreat! March 29th through March 31st at Mount Hermon in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Join us for a weekend of encouragement, fellowship, teaching, and worship. We’re excited to see what God has in store for our women as we learn what it means to stand firm in the Lord. Sign up here!
Hillside, are you ready for Family Camp? July 22nd to 27th. Sign up at hillside.org/familycamp. Whether you’re new to Family Camp or have been going for the past few years, we want you to join us for an exciting week of fun, relaxation, and community in the Lake Tahoe area as we enjoy God’s beautiful creation!