Community Cultures Website Header Logo



COMMUNITY CULTURES HOME
2021 WORKSHOP SERIES: FERMENT THE SCRAPS
PITTSBURGH SODA CSA
UPCOMING EVENTS & WORKSHOPS
FERMENTATION WORKSHOP CATALOGUE
ABOUT TREVOR RING & COMMUNITY CULTURES
PARTNERS, FRIENDS & MENTORS
PRACTICES, POLICIES & PRICING
Instructor Marika Groen (bio photo)

Marika Groen

KOJIOLOGIST & TRAVELING BREWER
Malica Ferments

Marika is a kojiologist, travelling brewer, photographer, writer, and the head of Malica Ferments. She was born in Japan, and is now based in Europe, where she shares philosophical and mythological aspects of koji-making through three-day “Kojiology” classes. In between instructing koji, miso, shoyu, doburoku sake, natto and a broad range of fermentation classes, she organizes an annual fermentation tour with brewery visits, field work, and wild-crafting tours.