1 Gallon Ceramic Fermenting Crock
Ordering & Availability
Due to the handcrafted nature of these crocks, we only produce 15 Fermenting Crocks per month. Most orders are shipped in 2-6 weeks.
If you would like to request a specific size (i.e. 2 gallons and bigger), shape, and glaze combination, please contact us.
This water-seal crock is durable and ideal for fermenting. It provides functional efficiency and adding sculptural beauty while eliminating the pungent fermenting smell. A ceramic vessel is the best way to make Sauerkraut, kimchi and fermenting all kinds of vegetables such as cucumbers, beets, cauliflower, and carrots. Whether you’re just getting started with fermenting or looking to upgrade your setup, our non-toxic handmade vessels are guaranteed to do the job!
Three beautiful glazes are available in the one-gallon fermenting crock:
Desert- The monumental beauty of the deserts echos in your hands when you touch this vessel, transcending the landscape onto your kitchen counter. The Desert glaze design is a combination of two glazes; inside is a brown-black glaze that is very functional with its smooth, shiny surface as it is easy to clean. Outside is a matte yellow-ochre color, a wood ash glaze with rusty brown spots, its texture practical for handling in a wet environment.
Aspen- it reminds me of an Aspen Tree bark with its brown and pink hues or the orange flashes on the bare clay. It is a white-light gray thick glaze, which its unique translucency is enhanced by the blue-gray brushstrokes shown from underneath. Each piece and vessel are slightly different with their brushstroke variants, movement and tones.
Forest- The forest glaze is an ash glaze sourced from the Pacific Northwest forests’ tree ash. The colors range from a canopy of cold and warm greens in dark and light tones, with occasional orange and brown flashes. Its surface is mottled, having the identifying ash glaze appearance of vertical creaks-like lines. The crock is glazed inside with jade color smooth and shiny glaze, while the ash glaze outside is matt.
The one-gallon can produce saurekraut from about 4-5 cabbages. All of my handmade ceramics are one of a kind, with intricate details that make each piece a unique work of art. Each vessel connects us with nature’s substances; soil, minerals, and trees while carrying through long generations and traditions of knowledge and creativity.
- One fermenting crock and two semi-circle weight stones
- Volume – 1 gallon
- Height – 10.5″
- Diameter – 8″
Getting Started with Fermenting
Explore our guides and articles that will teach you everything you need to know about Fermenting. You can also send us an email with any questions before or after your purchase.
Explore the different types of fermenting vessels. See the pros and cons of each, and what to watch out for when shopping for a crock.
Learn about the history of ceramics. Explore the differences between materials, glazes, firing processes. Find out what makes InFerment crocks and tableware products so exceptional.
An all-in-one guide to fermenting. Understand the process behind fermentation, equipment and ingredients you need, and a complete walkthrough of the process from start to finish.
Discovering unwanted mold in your fermenting vessel is no fun at all. Learn what causes mold, how to prevent it, and best practices for a healthy fermentation.
Get inspired by my time-tested fermenting recipes. These are perfect for learning the basics. My recipes are designed to provide a foundation for you to build on and customize.
My kimchi recipe is basic, as there are many variations of kimchi in the different regions of its origin birthplace Korea.
This recipe is a foundation, on which you can add endless herbs and spices, or add additional elements like kale, or dry and fresh fruits like apples or cranberries.
Fermenting vegetables is the most basic recipe for your fermentation vessel (crock), but the options and variations are endless as you allow your imagination to run wild following the whims of your taste buds.