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Mastering Fermentation Workshop, Central Coast

Bamboo Buddha
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Fermenting Vegetables Workshop. Bamboo Buddha, Holgate.

Come on an exciting fermenting adventure with Sammi Zajko from Fermenting Australia. Discover the incredible health benefits, delicious flavour and fun of this traditional craft.

Enjoy a four hour interactive, hands-on workshop that will leave you confident, excited and inspired to ferment at home.

Create and take home:

1 Litre of sauerkraut

1 Litre of lacto-fermented pickles

Sammi will also demonstrate traditional Korean kimchi, lacto-fermented pickles, whey and labne and komcucha.

The workshop also includes a range of delicious fermented foods and drinks to taste and a FREE Kombucha SCOBY.

You will also be invited to join an EXCLUSIVE closed facebook group following the workshop where you will receive on-going fermenting support, inspiration, trouble-shooting and ideas.

Workshop ticket price includes EVERYTHING. Just bring yourself and your sense of adventure!

We will break for a half hour lunch break, Please either bring your own lunch, or you may purchase it from the cafe.


Sammi is a wild and daring Fermentation Revivalist. She is also a workshop facilitator, presenter, nutritional researcher, foodie, wild weed forager and owner at Fermenting Australia. She is based in the beautiful Manning Valley and runs Fermenting Workshops all over Regional NSW, as well as Sydney and Melbourne.

Sammi has run workshops in NSW since 2013 and has guest presented at a number of high-profile events and expos. She toured QLD with sell-out workshops in 2014 and 2017.

Sammi is excited to bring her sense of fun and unique, accessible style of fermenting to the Bamboo Buddha.

Sammi is mum to her amazing eight year old, Jem who is a potent reminder of the importance of high quality, nutrient dense and fermented foods in the family diet. Jem’s favourite fermented food is lacto-fermented pickles and he describes himself as a “cheeky fermenter!” He is also her continued inspiration for living sustainably and treading softly on the Earth. She believes that we have borrowed this Earth from our children and her life and business reflects that philosophy



Sammi is also a Tribal Leader at The Gut Warriors. Touring Australia and NZ to sell-out audiences, educating and inspiring people at her Gut Health Seminars.



What others have said:

“Your passion and enthusiasm is infectious!”- Wingham

“It was very informative and helpful to learn all the aspects of fermenting traditions and how we can incorporate it into our day to day life.”- Toowoon Bay

“Sammi, you have inspired me to take my health into my own hands and taught me how. Thank you!”- Wingham

“Great information presented in an interactive and entertaining way.”- Wingham

“You are beautiful, earthy and vibrant. I love the way you present. I also loved that we got to do hands on and bring stuff home. Thanks for teaching me so much and for a friendly and relaxed workshop. Great stuff. “- Wingham

“Sammi, you smile and dance with enthusiasm! You are patient, encouraging, friendly and informative. Thank you so much!” Tannum Sands

“Best workshop i’ve ever been to.” Tannum Sands

“You are such an energetic and passionate presenter. Very knowledgeable .Lovely samples. Great to make two jars of produce...saurkraut is easy!” Yeppoon

“Awesome workshop! I feel so confident to now make my own ferements. I love listening to you talk.” Yeppoon.

“Upbeat, informative, practical, exciting...very enjoyable. Thanks Sammi. “ Wingham

“Fantastic! I thoroughly enjoyed this workshop and am feeling inspired.” Wigham

“I loved your passion and detailed knowledge. You can tell that you are so passionate about the subject... and it’s contagious!” Port Macquarie.