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Fermentation & Preservation Retreat

Join Oz Farm for a weekend of fermentation and food preservation.  We’ll use Oz grown produce as we explore the art of making kimchi, sauerkraut, and sourdough.  Learn all about hard cider as we tour the heirloom orchard, Oz Farm Cider Mill, and have a cider tasting.  Participants will leave with new skills, recipes, and some of their home made creations.

Course Content Includes:

  • Hands on introduction to fermented vegetables

  • Cider Mill Tour, Cider Tasting, and Cider Making 101

  • Water Bath Canning

  • Sourdough breads

  • Fermented legumes

Course Dates & Arrival/ Departure Times:
Friday November 2nd
4-5pm Arrive
6pm All About Sourdough
7 Pizza Party

8:30-9:30am Breakfast
10am-11am Fermented Vegetables workshop
11am-12pm Water Bath Canning
12pm Lunch
2pm Espalier Orchard Tour + Cider Mill Tour
3:30pm Hard Cider 101
7pm Dinner
8:30pm Evening Event

8-9:30am Yoga
9:30-10:30am Brunch
11am-1pm Lacto-ferment Legumes
2pm Depart  

Oz Farm will provide high quality, organic, vegetarian meals throughout the weekend. Participants can choose to tent camp on the property, share a cabin, or stay in a private cabin. 

Course Cost & Enrollment:
Tent Camping (meals included): $300
Shared Cabin (meals included): $375
Private Cabin (meals included) $550

Off-site stay (meals included) $150
Single Workshop (no meals) $45
Saturday Cider Mill tour $5 2-3:30