Kirsten Shockey

Author, Fermentation Educator
Fermentation expert Kirsten K. Shockey is the co-founder of Ferment Works, the award-winning author of Homebrewed Vinegar, and co-author (along with her husband Christopher) of The Big Book of Cidermaking, Fiery Ferments, Fermented Vegetables, and Miso, Tempeh, Natto & Other Tasty Ferments.
Southern Oregon Oregon United States
  • Fermentation Expert
  • Author
  • Entrepreneur
  • Writer
Kirsten Shockey


  • University of Arizona

    (BA) Elementary Education and Training 1987 - 1990


  • President and Co-Founder

    The Fermentation School Apr 2020 - Present (3 years)
  • Board Member

    Applegate Partnership and Watershed Council Dec 2013 - Present (10 years)
  • Author

    Freelance Jan 2012 - Present (11 years)