FERMENT FOR A CAUSE
Saturday 24/08/2019 @ 10:00 - 12:00$10 – $80
FERMENT FOR A CAUSE!
A CAUSE-WORTHY EVENT* BROUGHT TO YOU BY STARTER CULTURE, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE FOOD BANK SINGAPORE
Enrich your mind with useful knowledge about gut health and learn about the process of fermentation, while feeding the hungry in this charitable class!
Guided hands-on fermentation session included! Sign up for a seat today!
Kombucha is a fermented, slightly alcoholic, lightly effervescent, sweetened black or green tea drink commonly intended as a functional beverage for its supposed health benefits.
*For students, please present your student ID for verification purposes upon registration at the event.
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*Proceeds from tickets will go to Food Bank Singapore in support of the work they do to reduce food wastage and provide food for the needy.
About the Instructor
DJ Tan (@glutamatedimp), is a chemistry graduate from University College London and is currently pursuing a postgraduate course in food science at the National University of Singapore.
Following his time in research with A*STAR, he went on to found Starter Culture (@starterculture.sg) to share his expertise in fermentation as a consultant to restaurants and bars. In his spare time, he also experiments with food and cooking.
About the Organisers
This workshop is made possible by a group of four students from Dunman High School who participated in the annual Youths for Causes (YFC) event, championing their cause: to reduce food wastage. They have partnered with the FoodBank Singapore in order to achieve the common goal of reducing food wastage and raising funds, which will all go to support the work of FoodBank. Their project tackles the issue of ugly foods: blemished produce that is often labelled with the assumption that they are not as nutritious as their better-looking counterparts. People often shun upon this type of produce in grocery stores, hence they hope that through this class, they can correct this misconception by demonstrating how ugly foods can be used to create quality dishes.
About Youth For Causes
Citi-YMCA Youth For Causes (YFC) is a community initiative started by Citi and the YMCA of Singapore in 2003. Funded by Citi Foundation, the programme serves as a catalyst to promote social entrepreneurship and community leadership development among Singapore youths.
YFC provides us with a platform and also a seed funding in order to allow us to execute our self-initiated project to raise awareness about our cause, which is food wastage. Not only so, YFC allowed us to connect with people who are also passionate about this cause.