Dryden Community Garden offers FREE Kombucha making class 7/21/11

Joan Victoria upstatejoan at gmail.com
Wed Jul 13 16:35:09 EDT 2011


Hi Rachel,

Please sign me up for the class next Tuesday the 19th.

Thanks
Joan
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On 7/13/11, Rachel Firak <rfirak at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Please note that the date is wrong on this email! The correct date is July
> 19th, next Tuesday.
>
> Sorry for any confusion.
>
> Rachel
>
> On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 1:07 PM, Michael Burns <
> michael at fingerlakespermaculture.org> wrote:
>
>> *From: *Rachel Firak <rfirak at gmail.com>
>>
>> *Upcoming "Grow Your Own" Classes*
>>  The Dryden Community Garden will be hosting free "Grow Your Own" classes
>> on the third Tuesday of each month at the Dryden Community Center Cafe.
>> Families are welcome and snacks will be provided! Is there a topic you'd
>> like to see covered in an upcoming class? Email Rachel at
>> rfirak at gmail.comand we'll do our best to get it on the schedule
>> .
>>
>> *July 21st, 6:30-8 pm: Kombucha Making Class with Kerra Quinn*
>> Gardening may stop for most of us at the windowsill, but have you ever
>> farmed bacteria and yeast? If you've made sourdough bread, cheese, yogurt,
>> sauerkraut, or beer, then you have! We at DCG wanted to venture into other
>> avenues of making food, and where best to start in the heat of summer with
>> a
>> cool, sweet, refreshing, fizzy drink like kombucha?? Kombucha is a
>> fermented
>> sweet tea drink made from a SCOBY: a Symbiotic Collection Of Bacteria and
>> Yeasts. According to some, it's a super healthy drink; to others, it's
>> just
>> tasty. If you'd like to come and learn how to make it yourself, please
>> RSVP
>> by replying to this email. *The first 10 RSVPs will get a free SCOBY to
>> take home from the class to start making their own kombucha!* If there are
>> more, you will be put on a call list to get a SCOBY as soon as one grows.
>> Bring a quart canning jar with a lid ring or rubber band.
>>
>> --
>> Rachel Firak
>> Program Assistant
>> Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming
>> PO Box 6679
>> Ithaca, NY  14851
>>
>> *Are you an aspiring farmer or market gardener? Check out Groundswell's
>> sustainable agriculture education programs at www.groundswellcenter.org!
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> --
> Rachel Firak
> Program Assistant
> Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming
> PO Box 6679
> Ithaca, NY  14851
>
> *Are you an aspiring farmer or market gardener? Check out Groundswell's
> sustainable agriculture education programs at www.groundswellcenter.org!
> *
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