Thursday October 12th, 6:30-8 pm
For thousands of years, kombucha has been celebrated across the world as an elixir of health and longevity. Reported health benefits include probiotic bacteria, B vitamins, and antioxidants that support gut health, metabolic wellness, and immune function. Learn how to make your own in this hands-on workshop where you will experience brewing kombucha and flavoring it to your taste. Take home your own brewing system and enjoy a glass of prepared "booch" custom flavored to your taste! Alana Watanabe of Watanabe Warriors (previously Turmeric and Old Lace Healing Essentials) has been brewing kombucha since 2009 when she became locally renowned in her hometown as the "Fermentation Fairy." Shortly after she spearheaded a commercial kombucha operation and became the brewmaster at a craft coffee and beer cafe. She was sous-chef at an international cuisine-inspired fermentation cafe and kombucha brewery before venturing into the world of private practice. Today, she loves educating private clients and public audiences about the history and nutritional science behind fermented delicacies such as kombucha.