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The Ground Shots Podcast

The Ground Shots Podcast is an audio project exploring our relationship to ecology through conversations and storytelling with artists, ecologists, farmers, activists, story-tellers, land-tenders and more.How do we do our work in the modern age, when the urgency of ecological and social collapse feels looming? How do we creatively and whole-heartedly navigate our relationships with one another and the land?

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Ep. 12: Turtle T. Turtlington on mead making, changing culture through fermentation, working with edgy plants, alchemy, alcohol and the poison path.

Episode 12 of The Ground Shots Podcast. This longer bonus episode of the Ground Shots Podcast features a conversation with Turtle T. Turtlington on all things mead making while we drink several bottles of homemade mead Turtle brewed. Turtle was previously a guest on episode four of the podcast, where he chronicles his walk across the width of California. We talk about: instructions on how to make mead details on primary and secondary fermentation in mead making mead circles and their importance the alchemy and mercurial process of mead making changing and creating culture through fermentation herbs to use and not to use for mead making the magic of making meads on special dates and occasions mead making culture in western North Carolina a quick view into mead and beer fermentation history the influence of 'the church' on beer and ingredients the connection between fermentation to earth-based spirituality making mead with Scotch Broom and other edgy plants the relationship between being human and fermenting food and drink philosophy around alcohol consumption and the poison path how Frank Cook may have influenced the creation of this podcast It is important to do your own research before working with plants and fermenting them and to be aware of what herbs may be contraindicated during pregnancy.   Books on mead making mentioned in the podcast:  Stephen Buhner's 'Sacred and Herbal Healing Beers' Sandor Katz's 'Wild Fermentation' and 'The Art of Fermentation' 'The Compleat Meadmaker' By Ken Schramm  Links: Turtle on youtube : https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=yBlF2BSHRPM Frank Cook on youtube : https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=XP6vDkg6Mw0 Link to my Blueberry plant profile with Turtle's blueberry mead recipe listed at the end: https://www.ofsedgeandsalt.com/blog/blueberryplantprofile Miranda Heidler of Wild Bergamot Handcrafts on Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/wildbergamotcraft Wild Bergamot Handcrafts on Instagram: @wildbergamothandcrafts **** Support the podcast on Patreon Help us get to 100 patrons! Subscribe as little as $1/ month. Our Instagram page @goldenberries Join the Ground Shots Podcast Facebook Group to discuss the episodes Subscribe to our newsletter for updates on the Ground Shots Project Theme music: Mother Marrow Additional music: Miranda Heidler of Wild Bergamot Handcrafts covering: You've Been a Friend to Me by the Carter Family and Like a Songbird That Has Fallen by the Reeltime Travelers Produced by: Opia Creative Visit our website: http://www.ofsedgeandsalt.com or http://www.thegroundshotsproject.com

2hr 53mins

8 Mar 2019

Rank #1