Saturday, February 9, 9:30 am – 12:00 noon – Fermentation: Preparations and Health Benefits

Explore the basics of fermentation and its medicinal properties at Tower Hill Botanic Garden on Saturday, February 9, from 9:30 – 12 with Brittany Wood Nickerson. With demonstration, tasting and recipe sharing, students will learn simple and delicious preparation techniques for a variety of vegetable ferments including sauerkraut, kimchi, lacto-fermented pickles, and relishes. Brittany Wood Nickerson is a well known practicing community herbalist, health educator and cook. She enthusiastically combines her keen knowledge of nutrition and a passion for food as medicine. Her seven years of training and practice involve Western, Ayurvedic and Chinese herbal medicine. With this diverse education, Brittany’s treatment and teaching approach emphasize personal empowerment, preventative home healthcare and whole body wellness. Tower Hill member price $30, non-members $35. Register on line at