Welcome to Fundamentals of Fermentation

Nourishing your gut and supporting your immune health has never been so easy and delicious.


Fundamentals of Fermentation is a self-paced 100% online course that guides you through creating gut-healing, digestive-friendly, flavour-rich and easy to make ferments in the comfort of your own home.


Join this special course and be inspired to get into your kitchen and start creating & experimenting with your fermented foods.

Including Fermented Foods In Your Diet Is More Important Than Ever

There is a huge connection between our brain health, our immune health and our gut health, in fact they are all directly connected!

When our gut is happy, generally the rest of our body is happy too. And one of the ways our gut gets really happy is when we invite fermented foods into the picture.

Fermenting a food brings it to life – literally!

Common Symptoms Of Gut Imbalance Include:

  • Chronic yeast infections
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Bloating
  • Headaches & Body Pain
  • Moodiness
  • Brain fog
  • Fatigue
  • Anxiety
  • Compromised Immune Function

Benefits of Fermented Foods In The Diet Can Include:

  • Improved digestive & gut health
  • Reduction in digestive upset
  • More responsive immune system
  • More regular and complete elimination
  • Smoother, more glowing complexion
  • Improved weight management
  • Less sugar cravings
  • Overall better health
  • More delicious homemade foods to choose from!

Fermented foods are a cost effective way to support gut health using whole foods, processed in your own home kitchen.

Ready to start brewing and bubbling with fermented foods?


What You Will Learn

In Fundamentals of Fermentation, you’ll start with the fermenting basics and gain the confidence to create your own at-home ferments. By the end of the course you will go forth with your brain stuffed with these gems:

  • The basics of fermentation principles and practices
  • Important fermentation tips and tricks for success
  • The health benefits of fermented foods
  • How to use fermented foods in everyday recipes
  • Six different fermentation techniques
  • What to look out for to ensure the safety of your creations
  • The practical skills & knowledge to experiment with other fermented foods
  • The confidence to make your own fermented foods

Who Is This Course For

  • Culinary Nutrition Expert students and alumni
  • People who want to learn about ways to improve digestion with food
  • People who love taking on fun kitchen and experimental kitchen projects
  • People who want to improve their overall health and how they feel using diet
  • People who want to save money by making their own ferments
  • People who want to learn how to integrate fermented foods into everyday eating
  • People who love continued learning in an online environment

The Curriculum

The Fundamentals of Fermentation is delivered in six modules. Each module offers at least one fermentation recipe, how to use it in a dish, and numerous resources and tips to ensure you can easily follow along in your own home. By the end of this course, you will know how to make and use these delicious (and customizable) fermented foods:

  • Module 1: Kombucha
  • Module 2: Fermented Vegetables
  • Module 3: Fermented Hot Sauce
  • Module 4: Sauerkraut
  • Module 5: Fermented Nut Cheese
  • Module 6: Coconut Yogurt/Kefir

Before you start dishing out the dollars for expensive probiotics, try making your own probiotic-rich foods instead.


Included with Registration

The Fundamentals of Fermentation course material is delivered through a combination of video-based tutorials, accompanying course notes, recipes and additional learning resources. All you need is an internet connection and a smart phone, tablet or computer. Tune in from anywhere, learn at your leisure.

Tune in from anywhere, learn at your leisure.

Registration Includes:

  • Instant access to the full course
  • 6 course modules
  • 90 minutes of professionally produced and edited tutorial videos
  • Demonstration of 6 fermented foods recipes
  • All the accompanying recipes to follow along and make yourself
  • Tips and fermentation guidelines to ensure the safety of your foods
  • Additional recipes and ideas to incorporate ferments in your meals
  • Referenced course notes
  • Additional reading and resources
  • Guaranteed access for a minimum of 12 months

Meet Your Instructor

Meghan Telpner is a Toronto-based author, speaker, nutritionist, and the founder of the Academy of Culinary Nutrition. She’s written two bestselling books: UnDiet: Eat Your Way to Vibrant Health and The UnDiet Cookbook. Meghan’s success in cultivating a global community of UnDiet enthusiasts and Culinary Nutrition Experts has garnered her a feature in Forbes, and ranked her as one of the top 100 female entrepreneurs in Canada. She is also the mother of a hungry little boy.

In Fundamentals of Fermentation, you will feel like you are live in the kitchen with Meghan as she shares her insider tips and tricks for fermentation success.


Register Now!


  • Instant access to full course content
  • 90 minutes of course module videos
  • 6 course modules
  • Referenced course notes
  • Recipes for all 6 fermentation projects
  • Additional resources and ideas for using ferments in meals
  • Tips to ensure the safety of your fermented foods
  • Access to the course quizzes to track your progress
  • Guaranteed access for a minimum of 12 months

The lifetime value of this course is the same price as 2 months worth of probiotics!