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Tagged: fermenting Sandor Katz food waht we eat

Unfortunately, fermented foods have largely disappeared from the Western diet, much to the detriment of our health and economy. Fermented foods are a powerful aid to digestion and a protection against disease. And because fermentation is, by nature, an artisanal process, the disappearance of fermented foods has hastened the centralization and industrialization of our food supply, to the detriment of small farms and local economies.”

Sally Fallon 

from the Forward to Wild Fermentation by Sandor Katz.

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