Your Sustainable Home Brewery: Crash Course In Building it and Using it

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Presented by the author of the new book Sustainable Homebrewing, this workshop will focus on making choices for equipment and ingredients that are kind to the environment when setting up a home brewery. Also, the best techniques for brewing sustainably will be discussed as part of an overview of home brewing. A good summary of the key steps to making good beer will be included. Some hands on features can be included if the workshop is held at the location of the Sustainable Homebrewing Exhibit.





DIY Sriracha

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In this presentation, I will demonstrate the process behind making homemade fermented Sriracha hot sauce, covering the basic science behind lacto-fermentation in addition to the the step-by-steps of the recipe. I'll potentially include a hands-on component to the presentation, so guests will be able to take home a jar of peppers to turn into hot sauce once they have been fermented.




Ginger Beer with Wild Fermentation

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Learn to start a ginger ''bug'' at home with organic ginger. Within days you'll be creating ginger beers and sodas with this starter culture. The possibilities for drink concoctions is endless. This recipe will change your mind about sodas pop! Add the starter culture to flavored teas, fruit juices, or ginger ale base to create delicious beverages full of beneficial bacteria for your digestive track.


Sourdough Starters

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We will learn how to make and keep a healthy sourdough starter using the natural yeasts from the air. Types of flours, yeasts, sugars, and your water are all factors in keeping a long-living and great tasting sourdough starter.




McVicker Pickles

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McVicker Pickles makes unique pickles, mustards and jams in small batches. I take traditional recipes from the Heartland and ''Give 'em the McVicker!'' with fresh flavor combinations that reflect modern California tastes.



HOMEGROWN.org

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HOMEGROWN.org is a thriving, community-sourced skill library that celebrates the culture of agriculture through activities such as canning, gardening, and cooking. Got a skill to share? Want to learn? Join the conversation!


smart aquaponics – an IoT application

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Humans are destroying the Earth and rushing evolution. The issue is really 'time', humans live for a short while and all want to maximize their potential, Nature is very slow. Using soilless farming and IoT technologies we will show how to create future farms that work around these issues
By modeling the earth and natures we will show how similar models can be recreated using modern technologies. Using linux, robotic technologies and aquaponics as an example we will create productive urban farms of the future that require almost no inputs from humans. n



T-WE TEA – SF handmade teas

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T-WE TEA is a San Francisco based maker of artisan teas and tisanes. We source incredible ingredients from all over the world and hand blend unique creations with the cheekiest names. We are proudly flavoring additive free!