I have been reading about this fr a while, and was interested… But not willing to shell out to purchase the starter grains online, since I had no idea how it would work out.
Then I saw an ad on our local Freecycle list – someone offering starter batches of water kefir grains, since hers had multiplied. Yay!
We exchanged emails, and I learned that she was a kindred spirit. She said,
BTW, I saw your blog. We are also a gluten free, Christian, homeschooling family of wannabe homesteaders! Very cool.
Hopefully we will get to know her and her family better!
So I now have a batch of water kefir happily fermenting on the kitchen counter.
We’ll find out how well it works out in a couple of days…