Yes, we are here!

At FERMENTATION and MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we have been educating folks about the benefits of self-reliance for 50 years. That includes researching and sourcing the best books and products to help individuals master the skills they need in times like these and beyond. Our online store is open and we are here to answer any questions you might have. Our customer service staff is available Monday through Friday from 8a.m.-5p.m. CDT. We can be reached at 1-800-978-7464 or by email. Stay safe!


Craft homemade sourdough, injera, dosa, yeasted breads, and more, and, while your at it, try your hand at some healthy, fermented variations on old favorites like pancakes and oatmeal!

Rejuvelac Recipe

By Yvonne Hölzl-Singh

Make your own fermented liquid from various grains and pseudograins, which forms the basis for many vegan cheese dishes.

Sourdough Yarns

By Gail L. Jenner

Learn about the ‘cultural’ uses of sourdough in pioneer America through these four tall tales.

Fermented Corn Dough Recipe

By Fran Osseo-Asare & Barbara Baëta

Typically made with white cornmeal in Ghana, this traditional corn ferment is versatile.

Banku (Stirred Fermented Corn Dough) Recipe

By Fran Osseo-Asare & Barbara Baëta

Banku pairs beautifully with grilled fish or eggplant and okra stews.


Ga Kenkey (Steamed Fermented Corn Dough) Recipe

Recipe and photo by Fran Osseo-Asare and Barbara Baëta

Make this popular ferment from Ghana, which is similar to polenta and steamed in corn husks.

Beghrir Pancake Recipe

By John Gregory Smith

Learn to cook these delectable muffin-like crepes, best served simply with honey and butter, known as Beghrir.

Dosas & Idlis Recipe

By Sandor Ellix Katz

Serve up this tasty South Indian ferment of lentils and rice!

Raw Flax Crackers Recipe

By Sandor Ellix Katz

Customize your raw, dehydrated flax seed crackers with a variety of soaking liquids, including kimchi brine.

Become a Fermentation Member Today!


Discover how EASY and HEALTHY crafting your own money-saving fermented masterpieces can be. 

Transform mealtimes like never before and stay healthy at the same time with a one-year membership to Fermentation for only $29.95. Learn to regularly include fermented food and drinks in your diet naturally, combat bad bacteria and strengthen your immune system.

Fermentation will open up your world to the foods you can eat to improve your health. You'll learn how to make them, how they originated and what tools and ingredients you'll need to create your own delicious fermented foods and drinks. Become a member today and save as much as 25% off the newsstand price!

Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter


click me