Fermup The Fermented Food Podcast

85: To Starter or Not to Starter

Why would anyone want to use starter cultures when fermenting vegetables? Branden is joined by fellow fermenter, Jason Spencer, to discuss the differences between starter cultures and wild or spontaneous fermentation.

Show notes:

S.E. Nash

Making Cultured Vegetables at Home.mov - YouTube

[Kinetic Culture Create Your Own Fermented Foods](http://products.mercola.com/kinetic-culture/)
[Effects of Leuconostoc mesenteroides starter cultures PubMed](http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17995739)

www.agriculturejournals.cz/publicFiles/50661.pdf

[Using whey for fermentation phickle](http://phickle.com/index.php/why-i-dont-whey-lacto-fermentation-without-starters/)

Reedsburg Fermentation Fest

[Kombucha & Miso Events Fermenters Club](http://www.fermentersclub.com/events/)

Creative Kimchi Playshop

[Fermentation on Wheels Fermentation on Wheels is a traveling culinary research hub with a mission to harvest & preserve, encourage sustainability, and teach fermentation.](http://www.fermentationonwheels.com/)

Austin Fermentation Festival Afterparty Meet-and-Greet… Tickets, Austin - Eventbrite

[Austin Fermentation Festival 2014 Texas Farmers Market](http://texasfarmersmarket.org/austin-fermentation-festival-2014/)
[Jason Spencer & Ferment Fanatics For Fans of All Fermentation](http://fermentfanatics.com/)

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