#48 – Talking Fermentation With Kirsten Shockey

We know you want to know about fermentation! And who better to ask than the author of five fermentation books and co-founder of The Fermentation School, Kirsten Shockey. With over 20 years of experience in fermentation Kirsten has so much to share that’ll inform, enlighten and, frankly, change the way you eat.

Check out Kirsten’s course, Your 30 Day Fermentation Challenge, and get a special 10% podcast discount automatically applied here

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Alison’s oat fermentation course is here, with a 10% discount automatically applied!

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What We Talk About:

  • How and when Kirsten started fermenting, including her homestead beginnings and her time selling at local markets
  • What Kirsten’s favourite thing to ferment is
  • The fermentation questions Kirsten gets most often
  • Why fermentation is safe
  • The connection fermentation brings us to our land and produce
  • All about the b-corp, women-led fermentation school Kirsten co-founded
  • Women as the knowledge-bearers of fermentation
  • Bringing fermented foods into every meal
  • Natto and why it’s challenging but wonderful
  • Her 30 Day Fermentation Challenge course

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Resources:

10% discount on Kirsten’s Course ‘Your 30-Day Fermentation Challenge’ – discount already applied at this link

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Thank you for listening – we’d love to continue the conversation.

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