Welcome to the Festival!

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The third annual San Diego Fermentation Festival was held

Saturday, February 4
at San Diego Waterfront Park

Celebrating Food, Culture, Knowledge, and Community

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The San Diego Fermentation Festival is a family-friendly outdoor festival featuring:

  • Makers Marketplace showcasing the southern California bounty of artisanal foodmakers and brewers
  • Keynote presentation panel about the human microbiome by Dr. Rob Knight, Prof. Rachel Dutton, and Dr. Embriette Hyde, of UCSD
  • An Ambrosia Garden (21+) featuring fermented adult beverages such as mead, beer, kombucha* and wine
  • Workshops and presentations given by fermentation experts covering how and why to make and eat fermented foods and beverages
  • Do-It-Yourself Fermentation stations where you can learn hands-on how to make fermented food
  • Wellness Pavilion– Give your Whole Self a break! Yoga classes, sound healing, other relaxation and rejuvenation activities
  • Live music and Entertainment

Proceeds from the Ambrosia Garden will be donated to Wild Willow Farm & Education Center.


The Festival is being supported by these generous sponsors:

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