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Festival Celebrates Fermented Food And Drinks

Festival Celebrates Fermented Food And Drinks

GUEST:

Rob Knight, UC San Diego professor and co-founder of the American Gut Project

Austin Durant, founder, Fermentation Festival

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Photo credit: Fermentation Food Festival

Jar of fermented cabbage in an undated photo.

Fermentation Festival

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.

RELATED: San Diego Scientists Find Data Brewing In Local Fermentation Culture

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

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