From food preservation and preparation, to the production of wine and beer, fermentation has long been an organic means of converting sugar into the flavors and textures we love. At Social Science, you’ll explore the microbiology involved in the fermentation process and its variety of modern day uses.
The Perfect Loaf
Join The Discovery’s educators to learn about the role of natural yeasts and fermentation in sourdough. You’ll even create your own sourdough starter!
Ruth Gault, University of Nevada Research Scientist will present an interesting look at the human body, microbiomes and probiotics.
Old School Pickles
Learn how to make pickles the old fashioned way—fermentation at its tastiest!
What’s a Scoby?
Folk Brewing Company will introduce you to scoby, and its important role in creating the perfect Lake Tahoe kombucha.
Fermentation in Beer
Experts from Reno’s IMBÎB Custom Brews will help you understand how fermentation makes beer taste so good!
About Social Science
Social Science is The Discovery’s wildly popular adults-only, brain building event series featuring intriguing science demos, hands-on labs, a live DJ, and beer, wine, and sweet and savory bites from Whole Foods Market Reno.