Fantastic Kombucha

Along the road, I often encounter people who seek a kombucha starter, more commonly described as a S.C.O.B.Y. (Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast). However, kombucha (the beverage) is the actual starter. Although the kombucha SCOBY assists in the fermentation process, padding the bacteria and yeast and providing them with her nutritious presence, she is …

THE BOOK

Fermentation on Wheels: Road Stories, Food Ramblings, and 50 Do-It-Yourself Recipes from Sauerkraut, Kombucha, and Yogurt to Miso, Tempeh, and Mead Available now! Purchase at Indiebound, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon.   An enlightening and delicious road adventure–cookbook from the young woman the New York Times dubbed “the Johnny Appleseed of Pickling.”Three years ago, food …

Get Cultured! Potluck

Join Tara & Franklin for a potluck and starter culture swap at our new stationary Downtown Eugene abode! Bring some fermented dishes and starter cultures (kombucha SCOBYs, sourdough starters, kefir grains, yogurt, etc.), if you have them, to share and swap with other fermenters. You can bring a complementary non-fermented dish if you prefer!

WORKSHOPS

All workshops can be adjusted to accommodate beginner through advanced level. Culture Swap A brief forum on starter cultures and tour of the bus. Attendees may bring starter cultures of their own for exchange & discussion as well as bring an empty jar and take a culture home. We ask for a minimum $5 donation …