Cultured – A Pickle Shop in Berkeley – Part 1: Kombucha

Kevin Farley makes pickles, but not just any pickles. The pickles that Farley makes along with his wife are possibly the most creative and delicious across a wide spectrum of types that one is likely to find in the United States. His approach is generally Asian, but done with his own flair and style. His work is quickly becoming legendary. This past October, I had a chance to visit Farley at his workshop and store in Berkeley, California, the Cultured pickle shop. We talked about his pickles, which includes a wide variety of fermented products and I got to taste a varied assortment of them. It was a stellar day for me and I got to capture much of our conversation on video to share here. Recording and creating video is not my strong point, but Farley’s approach should still be of interest to any one who is into eating or drinking fermented food products. In this first video of four, Farley and I explore his world of kombuchas, fermented tea beverages.


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