Everyone knows the idiom, you are what you eat. If this is true, do we know who we are? Increasingly people are trying their hand at the old foodways. We are preserving: Food, culture, community, ourselves.
Grow your own SCOBY and produce kombucha tea in your own home. The flavor is fresher, and it's pennies on the dollar of the commercial stuff. And if you leave the small amount of alcohol in, you don't get that off, vinegar flavor.