Jessica Johns is perhaps the ultimate Kombucha mother, and she's here to explain exactly what Kombucha is, how her brewing practice creates community, and what it really means to live symbiotically. She also compares certain aspects of her booch-making practice to treaty-making in Canada and how treaties were (and are) meant to facilitate symbiotic relationships between Indigenous people and the Canadian government. Has that symbiosis been lost? Yes. But we've got some ideas for how to re-establish a culture of symbiosis—at least in our own lives, and on smaller scales. Join Jess and Mica for a discussion full of science, history, and probiotics!
Fainting Couch Feminists Episode Thirty-Seven: Advice From A Kombucha Mother: Jessica Johns Talks Reciprocal Living
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