Fermentation Fest: Grassland Edition

A polycultural rural revival at Witwen Park & Campground in Sauk City September 25th and 26th

The open-air tabernacle at the Witwen Park & Campground. Image by  TKTK

Wormfarm Institute presents Fermentation Fest: Grassland Edition, a two-day celebration of live culture in all its forms. For this special Grassland edition, Wormfarm has partnered with Grassland 2.0 to showcase the possibilities of regenerative, grassland-based agriculture to support healthy ecosystems, communities, and people across the rural urban continuum.

This polycultural rural revival will be presented at the historic Witwen Park & Campground in Sauk City, Wisconsin, a beloved destination for social gatherings for more than a century. Fest attendees can enjoy fermentation demos, tastings, a variety of local foods, art activities, and grazing tutorials, as well as performances that range from dance to “Grassical” music in an open-air Tabernacle to Scandanavian cow calling. Full event details will be announced in the coming weeks at fermentationfest.com.

WHEN: September 25-26, 2021 from 11AM to 6PM daily

WHERE: Witwen Park & Campground, S9855 County Rd E in Sauk City

ADMISSION: Fermentation Fest: Grassland Edition is free to attend; concert tickets and tickets for special fermentation events will be available for online purchase starting in mid-August. Check back for additional details or visit fermentationfest.com for more info.

ORGANIZATION: Fermentation Fest: Grassland Edition is organized by Wormfarm Institute in collaboration with the Grassland 2.0.

Support for Fermentation Fest comes from the Educational Foundation for America, National Endowment for the Arts, Wisconsin Arts Board, Sauk County Extension Arts & Culture Committee, and anonymous donors.

About Wormfarm Institute
Known for agri/cultural programs like Fermentation Fest and the Farm/Art DTour, Wormfarm Institute is a nonprofit organization in Sauk County, Wisconsin working to build a sustainable future for agriculture and the arts by fostering links between people and the land. An evolving laboratory of the arts and ecology and fertile ground for creative work, Wormfarm explores the links between rural and urban communities within and beyond the food chain, creating opportunities for cross-sector collaboration. For more information, visit wormfarminstitute.org