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New Meetup: Fermentation Festival @ EcoTrust

From: Cru
Sent on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 12:22 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Viva La Vegan PORTLAND - Metro!

What: Fermentation Festival @ EcoTrust

When: August 27,[masked]:00 PM

Where:
Portland Farmers Market -- EcoTrust
721 NW 9th Ave
Portland, OR 97209

Fermentation Festival

Thursday, August 27, 6 - 8 pm

A celebration of all things fermented
Come be part of the Fermentation Revival!

Ecotrust?s Billy Frank Jr. Conference Center ? 721 NW 9th Ave. Portland, OR 97209
6-8pm at Ecotrust Market (located inside the Ecotrust building)
Free!

? Special guest Sandor Ellix Katz, author of ?Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods? and "The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved: Inside America's Underground Food Movements"

For more information about the author, visit Sandor?s website and to get more specific information about the event.

To learn more about Katz and his philosophy on life and food read interviews of him on Grist and Truthout (one of which highlights time he spent in Portland).




As a build up to the event, the market is running a promotion as detailed below:

Pick up your pickle card at the Thursday Ecotrust Market information booth to celebrate the inaugural Portland Fermentation Festival. Spend $25 or more on ANY picklable produce at Ecotrust Market vendor stalls during the month of August, 2009 to qualify for a fabulous prize drawing. Prizes include an LL Bean market tote and a copy of the book Wild Fermentation.

Present your card with each picklable purchase and turn in the completed card at the PFM information booth on or before August 27 for a chance to win. Drawing will take place at the Ecotrust Market on August 27 at 6pm to kick-off the Portland Fermentation Festival. Although entrants need not be present to win, we urge you to come and enjoy the festival. Get tips and inspirations for your picklables from area experts and featured guest Sandor Ellix Katz, author of Wild Fermentation and self-proclaimed fermentation fetishist. This free event is open to all and will be held from 6 - 8pm at Ecotrust's Billy Frank Jr. Conference Center

Thursday Market at Ecotrust
in the Pearl District
Dates: June 4 - September 24

Times: 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Location: The Thursday Market at Ecotrust is located in the parking lot of the Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center on NW 10th between NW Irving & NW Johnson.


Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/Viva-la-Vegan/calendar/11128678/

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