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Fermented foods are big right now. Everywhere you look, someone’s talking about the health-promoting qualities of sourdough bread, kimchi, or yogurt, and for good reason: fermentation introduces digestion-aiding probiotics and the glucosinolate compounds believed to fight cancer. What’s more, it might even support the immune system.

At Spinaca Farms, we like that fermented foods directly address our Root to Shoot philosophy, as well as discussions we’ve had here with gut-health expert Dr. Fogarty.

Bonus: They also happen to be tangy and delicious.

A fun, easy way to get into home fermentation is with overripe tomatoes.

Food is one of the few common threads between all living things, but as first-world food consumers, it’s clear we’ve lost our connection to that which sustains us. Just take a stroll through the local supermarket or open your fridge and it’s likely you’ll see foods designed for optics, for convenience, for a profit. Instead, what if you saw foods packed with whole nutrition, foods that minimize waste and maximize farm advantage, foods that open new income streams while remaining as convenient as ever? Impossible? We think not.

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