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In Ferment is bubbling out and expanding!

This $10,000 loan finances equipment for a growing ceramic and fermenting business.

About the campaign

I established my pottery and ceramic arts studio in 2012 in Columbia City to offer functional pottery and ceramic art installations. I’m now enhancing my existing studio by launching In Ferment, a line of home ceramic fermenting jars, mainly crocks, which are used for making fermented foods (such as sauerkraut, kimchi, fermented or pickled vegetables, and even pickled meat) and teaching workshops.

In Ferment is ready to keep growing and meeting the needs of our customers and their health!

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About In Ferment

The mission of In Ferment is to make the process and benefits of fermenting widely available by supplying affordable, yet high quality, fermenting equipment and helping people learn about the home fermenting practice. All Seattle people, young, adults and elders, including the ones who love cooking and tasting gourmet food, and those for whom probiotics is essential for their health, can enjoy a local place for sharing their experience of pleasure.

In Ferment was established in 2012, and is located in Seattle, WA.

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