Dissolve the salt in water then add the whey (optional)
Place the beets in the jar and pour the liquid over the
beets. Ideally the beets should be submerged under the
liquid. Ferment for 3 to 10 days at room temperature.
Once the fermentation period is complete, the beets can be
removed to a storage container if desired. Store cultured
beets in the refrigerator or root cellar.