Fermenting Australia

Welcome to Fermenting Australia! Run by Fermentation Revivalist, nutritional researcher and foodie, Sammi Zajko.

Sammi Zajko is a wild and daring Fermentation Revivalist. She is a workshop facilitator, presenter, speaker, nutritional researcher, foodie, wild weed forager, mother and owner at Fermenting Australia.

Sammi has a background in Nutritional Medicine and natural health. She is based on the Central Coast and runs fermenting workshops all over NSW and QLD, as well as in Sydney and in Melbourne. Her passion is to teach and share the wonderful and fascinating world of fermented food in a way that is accessible, easy and fun. Her workshops are energetic, informative and dynamic.

Join her on a fermenting adventure in a town near you. Go to the "current events" tab to secure your ticket to one of her sell-out workshops.


“Your passion and enthusiasm is infectious!”- Port Macquarie, NSW

“It was very informative and helpful to learn all the aspects of fermenting traditions and how we can incorporate it into our day to day life.”- Toowoon Bay, NSW

“Sammi, you have inspired me to take my health into my own hands and taught me how. Thank you!”- Wingham, NSW

“Great information presented in an interactive and entertaining way.”- Melbourne, VIC

“You are beautiful, earthy and vibrant. I love the way you present. I also loved that we got to do hands on and bring stuff home. Thanks for teaching me so much and for a friendly and relaxed workshop. Great stuff. “- Wingham, NSW

“Sammi, you smile and dance with enthusiasm! You are patient, encouraging, friendly and informative. Thank you so much!” Tannum Sands, QLD

“Best workshop i’ve ever been to.” Rockhampton, QLD

"Workshops are fantastic! Sammi is so knowledgeable and just has such enthusiasm for health and wellness and such a desire to pass those skills on to people. She really does believe and follow in what she is saying and absolutely glows with warmth and radiates health. Its lovely to see someone who has such a passion for what they are teaching and passing on." - Sydney, NSW

"Sammi was brilliant! Her knowledge and enthusiasm is infectious!-" Central Coast, NSW

"Sammi was very informative and inspirational. Love her straight forward approach to fermenting. Gives you the confidence to try fermenting anything, well almost. Would highly recommend doing Sammi's workshop."- Taree, NSW




Sammi Zajko is a wild and daring Fermentation Revivalist. She is a workshop facilitator, presenter, speaker, nutritional researcher, foodie, wild weed forager, mother and owner at Fermenting Australia.

Sammi has a background in Nutritional Medicine and natural health. She is based on the Central Coast and runs fermenting workshops all over NSW and QLD, as well as in Sydney and in Melbourne. Her passion is to teach and share the wonderful and fascinating world of fermented food in a way that is accessible, easy and fun. Her workshops are energetic, informative and dynamic.

She has have been a guest presenter at a number of high-profile food, sustainability and health events around Australia.

She is also a professional guest on The Gut Solution, and international documentary releasing in February 2019.

Sammi is also one half of The Gut Warriors- a dynamic duo who travel around the country teaching sell-out Gut Health Seminars. Sammi teaches extensively about the human microbiome, food to support gut health and of course, fermented foods.

Sammi has recently completed her Diploma in Counselling, with the goal to work in a private holistic counselling practice from 2019.

Sammi lives life to the full, fueled with energy and health from fermented foods! She is also a qualified and experienced doula (birth-support), Infant Massage Instructor, Swimming teacher, Dive Master, Reiki Practitioner and Shamanic Practitioner.

Sammi is a solo-mumma to her beautiful 9-year old boy, Jem. Jem’s favourite food is lacto-fermented pickles and he calls himself a “cheeky fermenter!” He is a potent reminder of the importance of fermented foods and high quality, nutrient-dense foods in the family diet for vibrant health. Jem is also her continued inspiration for living sustainably and treading softly on the Earth. She believes that we have borrowed this Earth from our children and her life and business reflects that philosophy.

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