Festival Celebrates Fermented Food And Drinks

Thursday, February 8, 2018
By Marissa Cabrera, Tom Fudge

When: Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: 800 Ecke Ranch Rd. Encinitas, CA 92024

Cost: $30-$45

From sauerkraut to kimchi and craft beer, fermented food will be the main dish at the 4th annual Fermentation Festival in Encinitas this weekend.

Rob Knight, a professor at the University of San Diego and co-founder of the American Gut Project, will deliver the keynote address at the festival. Knight studies gut health and fermented foods.

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Knight and festival organizer Austin Durant, discussed the fermented food trend and the links between fermented foods and gut health Thursday on Midday Edition.