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‘Tis the season for wild fermentation and on the prairies that means making sauerkraut. I found this big jar of home made sauerkraut at the lovely Souleio market and restaurant in Saskatoon, where they make their own preserves of all kinds using locally-grown fruits and vegetables. I also visited the Sauerkraut Festival at The Jungle farm in Alberta, where I learned that old-fashioned sauerkraut is made with only two ingredients - cabbage and salt - and that the live culture that softens and slightly sours it is the same healthy stuff you get in yogurt. Read on...