Sarah Frost-McKee - FOUNDER & CREATOR     Bend, OR    Sarah has always had a passion creating nutrient-dense taste treats with whole foods and local ingredients. Culinary school, travel, and constant meticulous experimentation in numerous kitchens led her to love and appreciate fermented foods. With organic nutrition at the forefront of her creative muse, fermentation became her template to find the perfect blend of incredible flavor and well being.

Sarah Frost-McKee

FOUNDER & CREATOR

Bend, OR

Sarah has always had a passion creating nutrient-dense taste treats with whole foods and local ingredients. Culinary school, travel, and constant meticulous experimentation in numerous kitchens led her to love and appreciate fermented foods. With organic nutrition at the forefront of her creative muse, fermentation became her template to find the perfect blend of incredible flavor and well being.

Paul Trendler - FOUNDER & OPERATIONS     Bend, OR    Paul's love for food began with his family, who center their time and experiences together around seasonal flavors and unique culinary opportunities. When asked for travel advice, the Trendler's will base all of their recommendations and fond memories of places around food. He too holds nutrition and whole foods at the utmost priority, to properly refuel his psyche, enthusiasm, energy, and motivation for connecting with people, travel, and outdoor recreation.

Paul Trendler

FOUNDER & OPERATIONS

Bend, OR

Paul's love for food began with his family, who center their time and experiences together around seasonal flavors and unique culinary opportunities. When asked for travel advice, the Trendler's will base all of their recommendations and fond memories of places around food. He too holds nutrition and whole foods at the utmost priority, to properly refuel his psyche, enthusiasm, energy, and motivation for connecting with people, travel, and outdoor recreation.

 
Chris Frost-McKee - FERMENTER & PERMACULTURIST     Grass Valley, CA    If you can't find Chris fermenting in the kitchen, or tending to the family’s garden, he's most likely enjoying a snack with a view of something beautiful. As an accomplished surfer, craftsman, and farmer, he has always found a balance of bringing healthy cuisine into his daily life.

Chris Frost-McKee

CO-OWNER & FERMENTER

Grass Valley, CA

If you can't find Chris fermenting in the kitchen, or tending to the family’s garden, he's most likely enjoying a snack with a view of something beautiful. As an accomplished surfer, craftsman, and farmer, he has always found a balance of bringing healthy cuisine into his daily life.

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Cristina Africano

CO-OWNER & NETWORKING

Grass Valley, CA

Cristina has always had a true love and appreciation for local agriculture and growing her own food and medicine. With a history of clinical herb and nutrition school and spending years working on organic farms across the west coast, fermenting foods has always been happening in her kitchen.