7 Fermentation Products We Love

Get our recommendations for starter kits, salts, airlock seals, how-to books, containers and more. 

Fresh Picks: The rise in people growing their own produce has led to an increase in other self-made endeavors—folks are harkening back to grandma’s days of a pantry filled with preserved and fermented foodstuffs. You can learn how to ferment veggies in our feature, Fermenting Basics.

And to begin your own jarring journey, our editors picked out their favorite fermentation products, necessities and accessories to help you get started. Get our recommendations for starter kits, salts, airlock seals, how-to books, containers and more. 

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Fermenting kit, from $104.99
Roots & Harvest

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Fermented Vegetables by Kristen K. Shockey and Christopher Shockey (2014), $24.95: Workman Publishing

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The Mason Tap Kit, $40
W&P

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Kraut Kit, $40
Farm Steady

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Pure kosher sea salt, $12
Jacobsen Salt Co.

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Pickle Pipe simple fermentation airlock for Mason jars, from $21.95 for a pack of four
Masontops

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The Big Book of Kombucha by Hannah Crum and Alex LaGory (2016), $34.95: Workman Publishing

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