I would love to offer my Kombuchu culture to anybody in the Berkshires of Western,MA who wants to get started. I have 3 available. My Kombuchu came from Montreal and I have divided it and sent it with friends to LA, Monteplier, VT and New York City( to my friends and awesome musicians Kelly and Liah)(http://leftonredmusic.blogspot.com/) You can get info on making all over the Web, but I would like to add a few personal tips: I add organic black cherry juice, cinnamon, orange peel and fresh chopped ginger. Awesome beverage that totally revitalizes your mind and body. I have been drinking Kombuchu Tea for over a year and I am hooked. Great tasting beverage with many ways to change the flavoring. My next batch I will experiment with cayenne pepper, raw cacao powder and ginger.
Also I would like to mention that I created a small Family Business making organic, dairy free snacks 17 years ago. I have 2 flavors that are 100% raw: Organic Raw Cacao Goji and Organic 100% Lemon Pop, my other flavors are about 80% to 90% raw. I will send free samples of the raw flavors and ask you to cover postage. Here is my web site: http://chunksofenergy.com/. I got the inspiration for this business when I was making maple syrup from our sugar bush. It is sometimes necessary to boil sap for 15 to t 20 hours straight and I started using organic spirulina to boost my energy levels and it worked. After 2 sugaring seasons I decided to create dairy free snacks called Chunks of energy that contained organic spirulina and the last 4 years have been adding more and more organic, vegan and raw flavors.
I love to cook and look forward to the many creative, mouth watering recipes that have been and will be posted here.