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Using an airlock for fermentation is a reliable way to keep air out of your fermentation vessel while still allowing gases to escape. Learn how to make your own at LearningAndYearning.
DIY Fermenter -- You can also buy the complete 3 piece lid, cap and fermenter on line (eBay) if you're not able to make your own.
How to Make Your Own Fermenting Jar - Step-by-step instructions and product sourcing for making a pickling jar.
"Recently I decided to try fermenting in dedicated fermenting vessels with a controlled oxygen-free environment. Why? My family had been on the GAPS diet for 2-1/2 years and still had healing to do. My 4-year old was reacting to the fermented foods I made in mason jars and the fermented foods purchased from the store. So I was hopeful that new fermenting containers would make a difference for her — and for all of us." gnowfglins.com/...
Health Benefits of Fermented Foods & Recipes - Fermented foods are foods that have been through a process of lactofermentation in which natural bacteria feed on the sugar and starch in the food creating lactic acid. This process preserves the food, and creates beneficial enzymes, b-vitamins, Omega-3 fatty acids and various strains of probiotics.