Wormfarm Institute announced today that its popular Fermentation Fest: A Live Culture Convergence will return to Witwen Park in the heart of rural Sauk County, WI from October 7-8.
On a recent evening at Tequilas, a restaurant in Philadelphia, I was offered a small bowl of what looked like gnarled slices of dried pineapple. It was roasted agave, of the same variety that had produced the mezcal in the small glass cup in front of me on the bar.
You can sip me, you can eat me and you can moisturize with me—what am I? The agave plant. Today, this plant is widely known as the key ingredient in the alcoholic beverage that is taken with lime and salt or mixed in to make margaritas, but agave has a