Join us Friday, October 7th, from 2:00 – 6:00 pm, and experience the fermentation sensation, in addition to our usual, dazzling display of First Friday Vendors.


  • “Cheesemaking 101” with Red Haven Cheesemaker, Kate Stroh
  • Special Guest Marisa McClellan, of Food in Jars
  • Hard Cider and Fruit Wine for sale by Frecon Farms
  • Saurkraut demonstrations with David Siller, of Philly’s Cobblestone Krautery
  • Handmade home fermentation tools, “Dunkers,” by Cara Graver, of The Cob Studio
  • Cooking demonstrations with local chef Jason Ziglar of Once Upon the Palate, featuring preparations with Art in the Age’s artisanal spirit, Root
  • Philadelphia’s Art in the Age, featuring a tasting of their trio of locally distilled, all organic spirits: Root, Snap, and their latest, Rhuby
  • Pickles by Philly Bill’s Dills
  • Artisan Cheese
  • Dilly Beans and Saurkraut by Samuel Stoltzfus, of Countryside Farm and Bakery
  • Fermentation Salon, Featuring “Salami 101: the Ins and Outs of Curing Meat” with Maiale Deli & Salumeria owner, William Rawstrom
  • Handmade accessories and designs by Heirloom
  • Equine inspired prints and handcrafted jewelry by Brooke & Donna
  • Jamaican Food by Irie Blue Mountain Coffee
  • Children’s activities
  • Live music by Tim Mudgett


Join us from 5:00 to 6:00 pm across the street, at Talula’s Table, for a local cheese and spirit happy hour, as we feature tastings of Art in the Age’s line of artisan spirits, paired with the best in local, artisanal cheeses from Birch Run Hills, Lindendale, Yellow Springs, Calkins Creamery, Cherry Glen, and many more. Cozy up to a bubbling vat of Rhuby Fondue, featuring Art in the Age’s latest spirit, Rhuby, a delightful, bright distillation of the essence of spring: rhubarb, carrot and beet, rounded out by sultry vanilla, cardamom and coriander. The perfect “cap” to a day in celebration of fermentation. See you there!