Fermenting Fruits and Veggies

Fermenting Fruits and Veggies

Learn to grow probiotic cultures that will aid digestion, preserve foods, and add flavor and nutrition to fruits and vegetables. This course is designed to promote creativity while tasting and learning how to make probiotics. By the end of this course, you will be able to make your own fermented products like kimchi, ginger, turmeric, and beet kvass, and tepache (made from pineapples)! Learn where they came from, why they are necessary for our health, and how you can grow them in your own home. Walk away with new and exciting recipes to try at home like yogurt, kombucha, and sauerkraut.


Producers of probiotics, homebrewers, fermentation enthusiasts, preservationists.

Topics Include

Fermentation, preservation, microorganisms, cleanliness and sanitation, tools, probiotic production, favorable fermentation conditions and time.

Learning Objectives

Students should be able to use recipes to create their own probiotics. They will gain an understanding of why cleaning and sanitation are important for the quality of their products. They should gain a basic understanding of microorganisms and the conditions that are favorable to their metabolism. By the end they should understand how they can use that information to make delicious ferments in a safe manner.

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Level: Beginner

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Delivery Options

Delivered in a classroom or lab setting.
Live Instructor Led
Delivered online with a Live Instructor teaching the course at a scheduled date and time.

College Options

Colleges that are able to offer this course.

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