Fermented Reading Room
sponsored by Porter Square Books
At the 2018 Boston Fermentation Festival, we will have a Fermented Reading Room sponsored by Porter Square Books in Cambridge. We will have an amazing group of distinguished authors at the Reading Room selling and signing their fermentation-focused books, plus a small curated selection of fermentation books & journals for you to peruse & purchase.
The list of authors attending the 2018 fest is below.
Book Signing Schedule
10-11 author double header! In the Fermented Reading room this hour will be (1) Heather Anne
Wise, author of the forthcoming, A Gut Feeling and (2) Nicole Blum, owner of Carr's
Ciderhouse (who are participating in the Libations Lounge!) & author of Ciderhouse Cookbook
11-12 Carmela of Cultured Club will do a live reading of the first fermentation-forward
children's book Yummy for Your Tummy!
12- 1 Leda Sheintaub, author of Dosa Kitchen
1-2 Richard Miscovitz, author of From the Wood-Fired Oven: New and Traditional Techniques
for Cooking and Baking with Fire
2-3 Lauren Clark, author of Crafty Bastards: Beer in New England from the Mayflower to Modern Day
3-4 Alex Lewin, authors of Kombucha, Kefir & Beyond and Real Food Fermentation
2018 AUTHOR BIOS
10-11am: Heather A. Wise is a writer, health coach, and avid food fermenter. She started her own wellness coaching business, The Smart Palate, and has given a number of workshops and talks on gut health and wellness, including at Harvard University Medical School. Heather lives with her family in the Boston area. Her book A Gut Feeling (early September 2018 release date), is all about how our food cravings can give insight into the inner state of our gut microbiome and provides a number of healthy sweet and salty fixes high in prebiotic and probiotic foods that support the growth of healthy gut flora. The book relays Heather's personal story recovering from digestive disorders among other mysterious symptoms and the stories of many of her health coaching clients, in addition to being an engaging way to learn all the latest science on the world of microbes that live within our bodies. Learn more at www.heatherannewise.com
10-11am: Nicole Blum is a coauthor of Ciderhouse Cookbook, Stitch Camp, and Improv Sewing. She runs Carr’s Ciderhouse in Hadley, Massachusetts, with her husband, Jonathan Carr. Blum is an artist and crafter whose work has been featured in FamilyFun and Parents magazines. Ciderhouse Cookbook teaches home cooks how to make a full array of traditional cider products, including cider syrups, molasses, vinegars, shrubs, and switchels, as well as apple preserves.
11-12pm: Carmela from the Cultured Club will do a live reading of the first ever fermentation-forward children's book Yummy for Your Tummy! The books will also be for sale from their special on-site Book Wagon.