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Making kombucha at home doesn't have to be difficult. You can learn to make homemade kombucha with the wide selection of expert advice articles, how-to videos, and recipes from our Cultures for Health team and other Real Food pros.
A SCOBY is a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast. A kombucha scoby is also known as a mother or mushroom, due to its appearance.
Whether you're just starting to make kombucha at home or are looking to try something new with your homemade kombucha, we have the resources you need to be successful! Browse our expert advice below and remember...you can do this!
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Wondering how long to let your kombucha brew? Learn how the type of brewing vessel and size of its opening will affect your kombucha brewing time.
Is your scoby bad, or is it just ugly? Take a look at the many variations of a healthy scoby.
Not sure if your kombucha scoby is activating properly? Check out our step-by-step checklist to determine whether there is an issue and how to resolve it.
Is your SCOBY sinking? Having problems brewing Kombucha? We can help! Check out our extensive Kombucha Troubleshooting FAQ!
What is cross contamination and what are the risks when fermenting? Find out more and learn what best practices will keep your cultures safe.
How long will your starter cultures or fermented foods be good at different temperatures? Here is a handy reference.
During summer's heat, culturing can be tricky. Keep your ferments cool with these tips and ideas on how to beat the heat.
Learn how to make cultured and fermented foods using starter cultures during the cool winter months. Plus ideas for how to keep cultures warm!
Hearing about vinegar eels for the first time can be quite unnerving, but there's no need to panic! Follow these easy steps to keep your kombucha worm-free!