Saturday, August 31, 2013

Fermentation Equipment, Part 1: Airlocks

When I'm fermenting vegetables and fruits, I often use a wide-mouth Mason jar. These jars have many virtues:
  • cheap
  • tough
  • available in a variety of sizes
  • easy to clean, dishwasher-safe
  • fit nicely in fridge
But there are times when I want something more…

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Babies Need To Eat Fat, Says International Journal of Obesity

I came across this article the other day from the International Journal of Obesity, "reprinted" on the website.

The editor concludes that babies who do not eat enough fat before age two tend to be fat as adults. The editor also suggests doing additional research to determine if a low fat diet might be problematic for folks over age two.

I think this is an excellent line of inquiry, and one that has too seldom been pursued in recent years.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Autumn Real Food Fermentation Events

Lots of Real Food Fermentation events this fall! Including:
  • September 20-22, 2013, at the Mother Earn News Fair in Seven Springs, PA
  • October 8, 2013, at the San Francisco Public Library
  • October 18, 2013, at Stonewall Kitchen in York, ME
  • October 22, 2013, at the Dewey Square Farmers' Market in Boston, MA
Click here for full event details.

Please come say hi!