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Co-design workshop in Umeå, Sweden
20 Apr 2023
Umeå, Sweden
Category: Community Science

Do you love baking sourdough bread or fermenting at home and want to find out what makes your final products unique? Would you like to contribute to scientific research and learn more about your live bacteria? Would you like to know more about Fermentation in Europe?

Then join our co-design workshop hosted by scientists from Umeå University! We're conducting a study on the microbiome of fermented foods and would like to get input from bakers and fermenters like you to better tailor our research to your interests.

The workshop takes place on 20th April 2023 from 17h-20h.Location: Forskningsrestaurang Institutionen för kost och måltidsveteskap / Department of Food, Nutrition and Culinary Science Lärarutbildningshuset, Plan 3 Umeå Universitet, 901 87, Umeå, SE

You can register for the event through: Please note that the event will take place in Swedish.

Co-design workshop in Helsinki, Finland
14 Apr 2023
Helsinki, Finland
Category: Community Science

Sourdough lovers! Do you want to know why your sourdough is unique? Do you want to know how to make it even better?

Then participate in our research project and discover the secrets of your sourdough starter, together with the scientists from the University of Helsinki during our workshop!

The event takes place at Agnes Sjöberginkatu 2 (EE building) 00790, Helsinki, and is free! Food and drinks are served!

Interested? Click here to find out more and sign up!

Co-design workshop near Leuven, Belgium
30 Mar 2023
Leuven, Belgium
Category: Community Science

Are you living in Belgium, do you enjoy baking sourdough bread and want to discover what makes your bread unique?Would you like to contribute to scientific research while learning more about the science behind sourdough?

Perfect! On the evening of March 30th 2023, scientists of the VUB and KU Leuven, together with Alice down the rabbit hole, will organise a co-design workshop near Leuven, Belgium. The idea of this workshop comes from our wish to align the HealthFerm sourdough microbiome research with the questions and interests that live among home and professional sourdough bakers. Using an interactive format we will sit together with interested sourdough bakers and we will determine how and what we can give back to the people that will later on participate in our sourdough collection campaign.


You can register for the event through: Please note that the event will take place in Dutch.

Co-design workshop in Zürich, Switzerland
16 Mar 2023
Zürich, Switzerland
Category: Community Science

Save the date! For the first co-design workshop, held in German, we invite home bakers to learn about their expectations in participating in and engaging with this project.

If you're interested, please don't hesitate to reach out to us directly through