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Eric Edgin

Duluth, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Eric Edgin

Eric grew up in rural southern Illinois with fishing, hunting, foraging, and gardening as a way of life. He has continued to build on the skills and knowledge of his roots by attending naturopathic school, woodworking, teaching self-sufficient food classes, harvesting his own food, and perfecting food preservation and fermentation methods from around the world in a local context.

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Current Courses Offered by Eric Edgin

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Fermented Foods: From the Basics to the World of Koji

Though common practice throughout history, food fermentation is now approached with both excitement and trepidation. Fermentation extends storage while also greatly increasing the array of flavors in a diet. In fact, fermented foods have the iconic tastes of cultures around the world: German sauerkraut, Korean kimchi, Japanese soy sauce are…
Wed, Nov 17th, 2021  –  Fri, Nov 19th, 2021
Instructor: Eric Edgin

Past Courses Offered by Eric Edgin

All Fired Up: Cooking with Fire

Charcuterie Beyond the Basics: Traditional & Modern Methods of Meat Preservation

Coopering: Make A Wooden Bucket

Exploring Fermented Foods

Fermented Foods: From the Basics to the World of Koji

Meat Preservation: The Basics and Beyond

Northwoods Cuisine: A Wild Culinary & Ecological Experience

Pork Butchery for Home Use: Nose to Tail

Salumi: Traditional Dry Curing Methods