PT Food Co-op

The Food Co-op, 414 Kearney Street, Port Townsend, 98368
Port Townsend
Phone: (360) 385-2883

Milk + Water Kefir 101

March 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Market Kitchen
1433 W Sims Way
Port Townsend, WA 98368
Andrea Stafford
360.385.2883 xt309

Kefir is an age-old probiotic beverage that is a charming and light health tonic. In this informative class you will learn how to create your own milk and water kefir. An in class demonstration will be given on using both OLY~CULTURES “LIVE” cultures as you learn why using live cultures vs dehydrated cultures is more desirable. The class will include step by step instructions on both kefirs. The class will be covering the 1st fermentation process, 2nd fermentation process, temperatures, ingredients, best milk or water sources, alternatives to water or milk sources, when and what to use when flavoring, bottling, other uses for milk kefir, milk kefir for pets and everything in between. You will be able to sample both types of kefir in the class.


About the Instructor:

Julie is the owner and founder of Oly-Cultures. She has been making kombucha, milk kefir and water kefir for her family and friends for several years. OLY-CULTURES company was started in order to provide people with the information and starter kits to make their own fermented products at home. Julie also teaches a variety of cooking classes on each of her products, sharing what has worked for her over the years. Julie also teaches classes on other fermented foods, such as kimchi, sauerkraut, beet kvass, catsup, mustard and vinegar. Being a native of the Pacific Northwest Julie actively gathers and harvests many of the raw foods native to the area which she incorporates into her dishes and soaps.

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