Rural Urban Flow at Farm Aid

Urban centers and rural communities are hopelessly divided — that’s what we hear. But over the past four years, cultural and agricultural producers in rural and urban Wisconsin have come together to tell a different story.

2020 Farm/Art DTour Open for Roadside Poetry Submissions

Wormfarm Institute invites you to submit short poems inspired by the old Burma Shave ads that appeared throughout the U.S. from 1925 to 1963. Selected poems, called PassWords, will be featured on the 2020 Farm/Art DTour (Sep 26-Oct 4). Five selected poems will be hand-painted on a series of signs that 30,000 DTourists from across the Midwest will read as they drive by. Each winner will receive $100. Click here for full submission guidelines


Visiting Author Krista Eastman

Join us for a special reading during Fermentation Fest  by author and Reedsburg native Krista Eastman  Saturday, October 12, 5–6 p.m. Krista will read from The Painted Forest  --named one of the best literary nonfiction debuts of 2019 by Poets & Writers. 

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Farm Aid Sponsors Fermentation Fest

Farm Aid 2019 is in Wisconsin. We are super excited and grateful to Farm Aid  for sponsoring this years Fermentation Fest’s live performance line-up in City Park Marketplace - bubbling with food, art music, beer and ideas! October 5,6,12,13

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Fermentation Fest on PBS

Jeffery Brown of PBS Newshour  visited Reedsburg for Fermentation Fest in 2018  as part of the ‘American Creators’ series.

Celebrate the First Annual Indigenous Peoples Day

Sauk County is proud to work in collaboration with the Ho-Chunk Nation in establishing the first annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day. As the descendants of the original inhabitants of this land, Indigenous People, particularly members of the Ho-Chunk Nation, remain on their ancestral homelands and have a special place among the varied cultures and beliefs of the residents of Sauk County.

Live Culture Ferments Along Oregon's Coast

Fermentation Fest's Starter Culture finds a hospitable environment in Oregon.

Check out Live Culture Coast October 18 - 27 and see what's bubbling with our sister fermenters as they celebrate their unique flavors and experiences.

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