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The Hidden Cosmos: A Fermented Oracle + Recipe Deck (includes US shipping)

Ordering from outside the United States? Head to this link to get your deck! “There are more microbial species on earth than stars in the galaxy” —Jay T Lennon and Kenneth J Locey   Inspired by the vast world of fermented foods, the history of fermentation, and the lessons we can learn by connecting with…

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Dinner Table

Root Membership

Do you love to learn new and exciting things, especially about food? Root’s membership was especially designed for curious, food loving folks, from professional chefs to a home cook that’s just beginning their culinary journey. A membership with Root is not a passive experience: Root members get to learn about food history and fermentation, in…

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Sowans mini class

  Sowans are a delicious fermented oat food that was a critical part of the Scottish diet until fairly recently. Learn how to grind your own oats to make sowans (a fermented oat paste) and swats (a refreshing sour beverage), and get ideas and recipes for how to use both in your kitchen. There’s also…

$10.00
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Pears

The Rooted in Abundance Course Bundle (save $15)

Interested in reducing food waste in your home or restaurant, and in experimenting with place-based foods? This course bundle gives you access to both Preserving Abundance and to Rooted in Place for a lower price than buying each separately. These self-paced, entirely online courses are ready to begin when you are, and with lifetime access, you won’t feel…

$70.00
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Rooted in Place: Using Fermentation to Connect with the People and Places we Cherish Most

This class uses deep dive essays and recipes, wildcrafting guidance, original drawings, and plenty of scientific research to use fermentation to capture moments in time and place. You’ll learn everything from unique sourdoughs, to wild vinegars, to making your own adventure ferment: A living food that documents your travels. Price: $39.95 First Name:* First Name…

$39.95
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Preserving Abundance: Learning from our Ancestors to Reduce Food Waste and Build a Pantry

Whatever your reason for wanting to reduce waste in your home or your commercial kitchen (be it saving money, helping the environment, or just learning some new skills), this course will provide you with the tools you need, but also help you connect to a history of food that’s bigger than yourself. In doing that,…

$45.00
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Preserves of the Southern Appalachians

The Appalachian mountains have been around for 840 million years, worn down by winds and rain and bearing the footprints of millennia of plants and animals. Humans have a rich history here, too, from the Indigenous communities who settled here 10,000 years ago to later European settlers and enslaved Africans. All of them have left…

$10.00
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