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What's The Big Deal About Fermentation? *FEATURE POST on The Fermented Farmer*

What's The Big Deal About Fermentation? *FEATURE POST on The Fermented Farmer*

Fermentation - What's the Big Deal? Simply put, fermented foods are a staple in a nourishing and healing diet.  They fill in the gaps in our traditional Western diets that we've been lacking for over a century.  The process of fermentation unlocks nutrients and probiotics that we can't get anywhere else. Fermentation is an ancient culinary practice that has been used in almost every culture.  Sadly, fermented foods took a backseat in the past century as industrial civilizations experimented with other food preservation methods.   Thankfully, fermentation is rising in popularity again, as many people are once again discovering the...