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Homesteading Festival: Optimize your Ferments

On Saturday, October 14, 2023, Biohackers Toronto gave a presentation at the Ontario Homesteading Festival, on how to optimize your fermented Food for gut health! The whole event ran from 10am to 4pm at the Bracebridge Fairgrounds (JD Lang Activity Park).

Join Biohackers Toronto at the Ontario Homesteading Festival!

Gut Health Talk at the Homesteading Festival

What happens when Biohacking meets Homesteading?

You end up with fermented foods optimized for gut health! Cathia and Guillermo presented what they learned and experienced by applying advice found in Dr. William Davis’ book, Super Gut, when making and eating their own fermented foods.

Preserved food in pantry

Other Talks at the Homesteading Festival

The Ontario Homesteading Festival offered a day of learning, sharing at the Bracebridge Fairgrounds! The Festival featured workshops and homesteading vendors both indoors and outdoors, as well as homestead produced items, such as honey and fresh produce. Whether you’re a seasoned homesteader or just beginning your journey into sustainable living, this event was a great experience for anyone interested in the art of self-sufficiency and creating a more harmonious relationship with the land. Some of the many informative workshops happening at the Homesteading Festival this year included:

  • Basics of Mechanical Repair – Engines, Electrical Systems, and Hydraulics
  • From Farm to Table: Mastering Rabbit Processing Workshop
  • Hemp Horizons: Exploring Eco-Friendly Homesteading with Fancy Farmerettes
  • Uniquely Yours: Increase Income on Your Homestead
  • How to Optimize your Fermented Food for Gut Health
  • How to Start an Off-Grid Homesteading Community
  • Waterbath Canning for Beginners
  • Keeping a Dairy Animal on the Homestead
Foraged mushrooms
Free range chickens
Bees on honeycomb

It was a fun event with interesting sessions and vendors! If you missed it in 2023, stay tuned for next year!

Updated January 4, 2024