Harvest Market Natural Foods and the KSQ Farmers Market are pleased to present the first ever Annual East Coast Fermentation Festival, to be held on Friday, Oct 9, from 2-6pm. A merry prelude to the Enchanted Evening, join us as we herald the end of one season and the beginning of the next, by celebrating fermentation as a life-giving means of enjoying the season’s bounty after the crops have gone to bed!
Festivities include…pickle


  • Yogurt Making with Martha Pisano of Highland Farm and Kristian Holbrook of Doe Run Farm
  • Tomato Seed Saving with Tim Mountz of Happy Cat Organics
  • Kimchi and Kombucha Making with Jess Meginley
  • Fermentation 101 with Dr. Tim Wadkins, Director of Quality Assurance at Victory Brewing Company
  • Mug Making with Thomas Hitner, Professor of Ceramics at WCU
  • Homemade Herbal Medicines with Local Herbwyfe April Coburn

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Looking for more fermentation merriment? Stick around town after the Fermentation Festival and join An Enchanted Evening,where you will enjoy a beautifully crafted spread of local fare, by Talula’s Table, along with the best of beer and wine pairings. Then, fall into bed with visions of effervescence projected upon the backs of your eyelids, and awake to attend Saturday’s Kennett Brewfest . Enjoy a day of sipping local and domestic brews in the heart of Historic Kennett Square.

Special thanks to our sponsors:

Harvest Market–Presenting Sponsor
Zukay Live Food-Supporting Sponsor
GT Dave’s Synergy Drinks-Product Sponsor
CCDwell-Media Sponsor  (check out this great article on some of our local breweries)