Fermentation Workshop BRISBANE - Saturday 7th October

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Fermentation Workshop BRISBANE - Saturday 7th October


TICKETS to be booked via - https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/fermentation-with-elspeth-haswell-smith-tickets-37081742490?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=esfb&utm-source=fb&utm-term=listing

Food for Life is excited to invite you to our Fermentation Workshop.

This workshop is an interactive workshop learning all facets of the fermentation process.  For those of you who have not fermented before, this is a great look into the basics of how to make your basic Kefirs and Yoghurts using the Kultured Wellness starters.


For beginners to advanced fermenters, there will be a variation of recipes and techniques for you understand how to turn wholefoods into functional, therapeutic healing foods. 

SATURDAY 7th October 9:00am - 12:00pm

Location - 


Mansfield State School

174 Ham Road 

Mansfield, QLD 4122

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TICKETS to be booked via - https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/fermentation-with-elspeth-haswell-smith-tickets-37081742490?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=esfb&utm-source=fb&utm-term=listing

"How do I make tasty ferments?"

"What is the difference between kombucha, kefir, probiotics and the strains of bacteria?"

"Why is everyone talking about eating fermented things?!

"I am interested in improving my health with ferments... but not sure where to start!"

"Why do you use KULTURED WELLNESS Cultures?"

"I want to practice my fermentation skills in a supported environment, so I can ask questions along the way".

Food for Life is excited to invite you to our Fermentation Workshop, an interactive learning environment where we can help you, step-by-step through all of the above queries, and MORE!

During the workshop, our expert fermenter, Elspeth, will take you through all facets of the fermentation process using KULTURED WELLNESS cultures. For BEGINNERS - learn (and master) the BASICS for making kefirs and coconut yoghurts. For our ADVANCED fermenters, get your hands on great new recipes and make the most of this opportunity to fine tune your skills, troubleshoot tricky problems you might have had at home, and extend your knowledge into the realm of FUNCTIONAL, therapeutic, healing ferments. 

Key learnings

  • HOW the fermentation process works (yes, it's a science)
  • How to create your own ferments at home using recipes provided 
  • Hints and tips for troublesome ferments - a very common problem
  • Why we use KULTURED WELLNESS Cultures - not all starters are created equal!
  • Why is is important for leaky gut and gut issues

What’s included?

  • Starter cultures for the ferments you will create instore
  • Unlimited access to the Food For Life fermenting gurus!
  • Lots of yummy fermented tasters - there are so many different things to try!
  • Recipe print outs for you to take home!
  • The awesome, community vibe of creating healthy food with like-minded people!

So that you are easily able to take your ferments home, we ask that you bring 

  • 2 jars, minimum 2lt capacity (if you would like to start your own coconut yoghurt and coconut kefir to take home), starters are $40 each. 
  • 2 jars minimum 1lt capacity 
  • 6 plums and 1 passionfruit OR 5 apples and cinnamon
  • Carrots, beetroot, apple 
  • grater
  • Chopping Board
  • Sharp Knife
  • Bowl
  • Tea Towel

We will cover the following recipes


Basic kefir and coconut yoghurt

Plum and passionfruit

Apple and cinnamon


Rocket fuel 

Salmon in a jar

Berry jelly

Fruity yoghurt

Avocado dip

Fermented raw chocolate brownie