• Artisan Pickles

    A site for pickle lovers and want to be pickle lovers.

  • Meet the Pickle Lovers

    Larkin Garbee

    Chief Pickle Sleuth


    Virginia-born southerner who loves all things pickled.

    Ashley Ray

    Official Pickle Communications Officer

    Florida native, pickle lover since age 5.

    Jill Keeler

    Pickle Club Rabble Rouser & Sponsorship Coordinator

    Passionate pickle maker, descended from a long line of women who put delicious things in jars.

    Photo credit Ash Daniel

    Sarah Kurysz

    Pickled & Fermented Vendor Coordinator

    From chef to culinary events coordinator for Whole Foods to regular food writer for the Chesterfield Observer, Sarah has been an avid pickle fan and has been canning and preserving for years. [Photo credit Ash Daniel]

    Mr. Pickle

    Pickle Club Mascot

    Not really into eating pickles, regularly bathes in vinegar.

  • Pickle Events

    Join your fellow pickle lovers to share and discover awesome pickles. Monthly Pickle Clubs happen on the third Tuesday of every month.


    Monthly Pickle Meetup

    Every 3rd Monday at 6:30

    @ Center of the Universe Brewing Company

    Click here to join our meetup


    Annual Pickled & Fermented Festival

    @ Center of the Universe Brewing Company

    11293 Airpark Road Ashland, VA 23005

    September 23rd 2pm-6pm

    Local pickles & fermented things, a pickle competition, live music, and a pickle themed beer! Click for details


    Pickle Lovers Unite! The Artisan Pickle Club is hosting Pickled & Fermented - a celebration of all things pickled and fermented! We’re talking more than pickled cucumbers here - we don't discriminate when it comes to pickled things. Pickled fruit, pickled veggies, hot sauce, kimchi, BEER,...
    Want to know how you stack up against RVA's picklers and fermenters? Enter the competition! Judging will take place the Friday before the Pickled & Fermented festival and the winners will be announced during the festival!  Categories include:Sweet Pickles - fruits, vegetables, bread &...
    Do you love pickles?  Want to meet up at our pickle club meeting on September 29th at Shoryuken Ramen at 6:30pm?  Bring a jar of artisan pickles or bring $10 to contribute to the pickle fund.  
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  • Enter your edibles and drinkables in the Pickled + Fermented Competition

    Categories: sweet pickles, savory pickles, cabbage, drinkable ferments, sourdough bread

    Pickled & Fermented Vendor
    Interested in selling your pickled and fermented items? We'd love to have you! The Vendor fee is $25. Each vendor will have the ability to sell packaged items directly to our pickle loving guests. Festival goers will purchase wristbands for samples to be able to sample at vendor booths. Vendors will need to bring table, table cloth, chairs, a tent, and any signage. Vendors will also need to be
    in compliance with all state and county regulations in regards to selling
    their products at Center of the Universe Brewing Co.
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    Pickle Competition
    Want to know how you stack up against RVA's picklers? Enter the competition! If you are entering pickled and fermented things in more than one category, use the code "BIGPICKLE2017" for a discount.

    Categories include:
    Sweet Pickles- fruits, vegetables, bread & butter
    Savory Pickles- vegetables & dill pickled savory edibles
    Relishes- Chow-Chow, Piccalilli, Pickle, Chutney
    Cabbage- kimchi & sauerkraut
    Drinkable Ferments- kombucha, shrubs, kefir (sorry no alcohol allowed)
    Sourdough bread
    COTU Pickles (made with COTU beer)

    Contest Rules: http://bit.ly/PickleContest
    Select an option
    Coming soon
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