180 Nutrition -The Health Sessions.

This week we welcome Hannah Crum to the show. She is The Kombucha Mamma, founder of Kombucha Kamp (http://www.kombuchakamp.com/), the most visited website in the world for Kombucha information, recipes and advice. KKamp's mission is to “change the world, one gut at a time.” Along with partner Alex LaGory, Hannah is also an industry journalist & Master Brewer, directly mentoring thousands of new and experienced Kombucha brewers and providing consultation services for Kombucha start-ups since 2007. Together, Hannah and Alex co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, a non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled Kombucha around the world. Kombucha Kamp classes, advice and reporting have been featured in BevNet, Beverage Spectrum Magazine, Whole Life Times Magazine, Los Angeles Times, Elephant Journal, Vital Juice and many others while her instructional video series with E-How/Expert Village has racked up over 1 million views. Alex and Hannah have written their first 400 page book, The Big Book of Kombucha (Storey Publishing, 2016), which covers every aspect of brewing Kombucha including 400 recipes, history, research and more. Hannah is also a leader and featured speaker in the Southern California Real Food movement, using the “Kombucha Lifestyle” as an introduction to other fermented foods, gut health, the human microbiome, “bacteriosapiens” and more.

She has truly lived up to her title as The Kombucha Mamma by shipping freshly grown, full-size Kombucha starter cultures to more than 10,000 people worldwide and offers kits and Continuous Brew Packages, the ultimate in convenient homebrewed Kombucha, via her webstore: http://store.kombuchakamp.com/. Kombucha is incredibly easy to make and a lifetime supply can be made from one fresh, healthy culture. Learn more and get a Free “Do-It-Yourself” Kombucha Guide with brewing, bottling & flavoring tips by visiting: http://www.kombuchakamp.com/kombucha-recipe. Don’t forget the Kombucha Kamp motto: Trust your gut!

Questions we ask in this episode:

  • What are the health benefits from drinking kombucha?
  • What’s the process for making our own kombucha?
  • How can we tell if shop-bought versions are really authentic?


00:44 This week I’m excited to welcome Hannah Crum. Hannah is the Kombucha Mamma. She’s a master brewer, consultant, and educator who empowers people to safely brew kombucha tea. In this episode, we discuss the process of home brewing, the healing benefits, and how live cultures can really enhance our wellbeing. If you’re interested in learning more about the wonders of kombucha and nourishing your gut with this delicious drink, you will love this podcast. Over to Hannah.

01:15 Hey, this is Stu from 180 Nutrition, and I’m delighted to welcome Hannah Crum to the show. Good morning, Hannah, for me at least. Good afternoon, no doubt, for you. How are you?


01:25 I’m great. How are you Stuart?


01:28 Very well, thank you. Very well. Really pleased to connect with you because kombucha is a hot topic. Very popular over here. But before we go into the questions, I just wonder if you could tell our listeners a little bit about yourself. Who you are, what you do, and perhaps why you do it as well.


01:47 Sure. I’m Hannah Crum, also known as the Kombucha Mamma. I’ve been brewing and educating people about kombucha for almost 15 years.

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