Sarah Arrazola, founder of St. Pete Ferments, is a St. Petersburg native and proud Floridian. A product of the Sunshine City, she is inspired greatly by her Latin American heritage, southern roots and their cultural exchanges unique to the Sunshine State. As a tribute, all of her cultures are named after Florida authors: Ernest, Jack, Marjorie and Zora.
Jackie co-owns Ground Floor Farm, an urban farm, restaurant, and community space in her hometown of Stuart, Fl. She runs the restaurant kitchen and produces the farm's craft food. Jackie is a fermentation generalist, teaching about and producing sourdough bread, cheese, yogurt, veggie ferments, vinegar, condiments, and more.