Courses & Classes 2017

More workshops next week!! 

Join me in West Cork or Dalkey for an evening of Wild Fermentation & Gut Health!

Monday 20 February evening at 7pm near Drimoleague West Cork (my place, eek!)


Select Stores in Dalkey on Wednesday 22 February with the fab Oliver McCabe starts at 7pm 

book with me for West Cork 0872361616 or
book with Select Stores Dalkey for Dublin area 012859611 

cost is €75.00 for either event

Lots of tasting, stirring, smelling & seeing what fermentation done wild is all about! We will cover sourdough breads, kombucha, ginger ferment, apple cider vinegars & sauerkraut. This is an intensive look at how to create, make & eat your way to better health! Oh and I love to chat about all of this too! Our discussions on these evenings are legendary LOL

See ya there!! 

30th January 
7pm to 9:45pm
The Kitchen Galway City Museum, Galway
€75 pp

Wild Fermentation Workshop

@Select Stores Dalkey 
22 February 2017
7pm to 9:45pm
Cost: €75

As seen on The Happy Pear Fermentation Video Series 
Join Food Scientist & Fermentation Specialist April Danann for an evening like no other! A unique approach to health, nutrition, healing, herbs & food - the backdrop to fun and alchemy in the kitchen.

or drop in to Select Stores Dalkey to book your space

Wild Fermentation Master Class

5th December 2016

If you really want to know what life is all about, you've got to learn how to ferment your food! We all require living, real and clean food now more than ever. On offer is a little more in-depth class for the more serious foodie....if you are ready to take your life (inside & out) to the next level, this class is for you.

We will begin with a fermented food lunch....then cover all the basic fermentation techniques including sourdough bread, kombucha, apple cider vinegar & sauerkraut while going into detail on nutrition, probiotics, recipes, equipment, health and nature. We might even get some time to discuss wild fermented wine & beer....either way, it will be a wild time!

Time: 1pm to 4:30 ish
When: 5 December (Monday)
Where: near Drimoleague West Cork
Cost: €85.00

To book your place text 0872361616, email or stop by my market stall in Clonakilty, Skibbereen or Herbert Park in Dublin.

Dublin Fermentation Workshop

This coming Sunday 20 November in Dublin - Wild Fermentation Workshop with April Danann. 

We will cover all the basics of wild fermentation techniques - sourdough breads, kombucha, ginger bugs, apple cider vinegar and sauerkraut. If you are interested in health, healing your gut and otherwise getting your life in better form, fermentation is for you.

To book your space contact Monica at 
phone or text Monica on 0866061015


If you are ready for change, this workshop is for you.

15 November Tuesday afternoon at 2pm to 5pm
Caheragh, Drimoleague West Cork
To book: email or text 0872361616
includes notes and organic refreshments


Taste of West Cork week - special offerings at my Wild Food Lab in Caheragh, Drimoleague West Cork.

Fermentation Workshop with Food Scientist April Danann

Fermentation Workshop 12 September, 6:30 pm to 9:45 or so, we will cover all main areas of fermentation, plus the nature of nutrition, food creation and alchemy. You will taste, stir, discuss, write and together take your food experience to the next level. This is an important food group for us all, please make time to learn all you can about starting your own ferments. Your body will flourish and your health will recover. €65 includes extensive notes, tastings, snacks, drinks & sourdough Mother starter to take home. 

Sourdough Bread - Malted Grain

Nettle Beer

Natural Bee Keeping Workshop & Slide Show

Natural Bee Keeping 13 September 5pm to 7pm, in our Wild Food Lab with Trevor Danann, April & Max Danann - lots to talk about, on this evening event, we have our slides, our bees, some honey and our medicinal herb garden as the setting. As custodians of the bees, it is our duty to learn all we can in order to ensure we have thriving natural colonies of bees. Everywhere. We will look at costs, equipment, habitat, natural treatments, housing, specific issues and much more! Great slide show, view some of our hives.....honey tasting and a special discussion on April's Medicinal Herb studies....€25 - bargain price, no excuses, caring for the bees benefits us all.


Wild Fermentation Workshop 
 Living Water – Food Alchemy

Next Classes 15th August 2016 at The Happy Pear in Greystones

Contact the Happy Pear to register for the evening

Fermentation of food & drink is an ancient art and a necessary skill to maintain a healthy, balanced gut – turning ordinary vegetables, fruit and water into a healthy, tasty & probiotic gut friendly food is the ultimate quest for the Food Alchemist. 

Join April Danann, Food Scientist, Clinical Naturopathic Nutritionist and an expert in Living Water wild fermentation techniques, for an evening in nature reconnecting to the finer points of nourishing your soul.

During this evening practical workshop you will be introduced to several methods of fermenting foods, various means of increasing nutritional content and bioavailability of nutrients as well as how to create exquisite tasting high vibration tonics. 

Included in the evening are complete notes, your own sourdough starter to take home, loads of tastings and samples of food that is Alive!

Come out and join Rebel Foods Market Stall’s own Food Scientist & Intuitive Rebel Nutritionist in the stunning setting of Liss Ard Estate, Skibbereen West Cork for Wild Fermentation – Living Water!


4 Dates of Great Importance for the coming Year: 

Spiritual Soup - Next date 9th November

  • Do you want to change your life?
  • Are you interested in working with nature and connecting to a deeper part of yourself? 
  • Do you ever feel drawn to the New and Full Moons – wanting to understand more?
  • Is the spiritual side of you shrivelling up from lack of attention? 

If this is you – or perhaps, you’re not sure what is yours anymore - why not come out to a gathering of women where you will be part of something special, spiritual, light and real with a focus on moving forward from the things that hold us back. We will discover your focus....

This is life changing work: It is time for You!

Where: Liss Ard Estate
When: Starting  13th October 2015, 25 November, 9 December & 24th January 2016
Time: 6:00pm
Cost: €55 each evening

Please reserve your space with April on 0872361616 or email


4 dates for the coming year are 13 October 2015 , 25 November 2015, 9 December 2015, 24 January 2016.


Happy Pear Cafe 28th September 
Wild Fermentation - Food Alchemy Workshop!

If you are in and around Greystones and Dublin during late September come out to learn about Wild Fermentation - Rebel Foods style!! Check out the Happy Pear website for details! 


  18th October Fumbally Cafe Dublin at the Fumbally Stables

Watch this space!! April Danann (and the healthy microbes team!) will return to The Fumbally Stables for more Wild Fermenting Fun on 18th October 2015.....more to be posted shortly