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FOREST CITY COOKBOOK - BLUEBERRY THYME KOMBUCHA

This cookbook shares the stories of 35 farmers who are making the difference in our local food system. The hands that feed your family and support your community, take care of the soil and preserve the health of our bountiful land for the generations to come. The book also includes the stories of 5 artisans, 1 chocolate-maker, 2 coffee roasters and 1 brewmaster that bring together their heart and soul to transform raw materials into masterpieces. Shannon Kamins , owner and master fermenter of Booch, shares a great blend for a yummy drink at home! To get a copy for...

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AN INSIDE PEAK: SOURCING LEMONGRASS

I had the opportunity to visit Sri Lanka: the land of Ceylon and tea and they took me on a tour of a certified biodynamic and organic farm outside of Dambulla  growing our lemongrass!  Biodynamic farming: is a harmonized farming process that ensures the soil is fertile with living microorganisms. It recognizes the ‘spirit in nature’ and is a thoughtful farming method ensuring that every input is maintained in harmony and balance with the natural world. The compost/fertilizer that is added to the land requires weeks of preparation and fermentation before it is ready to be used. The crops are managed in a...

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ANNA’S FLOWERS FEATURING BOOCH

Learn about kombucha and the top reasons to drink it from our friends over at Anna’s Flowers in Kingsville. Inspiring others to live a beautiful and healthy life, both inside and outside their home is Anna’s Flowers motto and where they share their joy of kombucha.   To read the story click below: Read Full Story

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TEA PLANTATION VISIT TO SRI LANKA

Every batch of Booch starts here! It starts with the highest quality organic Ceylon tea that is hand-harvested in Sri Lanka. Our tea is sourced from over 600 farms ranging from family-owned to small 5 acre plantations operating with biodynamic farming principles which ensures the highest soil quality above all else. This means that the soil is full of beneficial microorganisms that help the tea bush thrive. The leaves are rich in nutrients and that is part of the reason why our kombucha base is so delicious! Most tea bushes take at least one year to grow before they are planted in the...

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