Ginger Bugs

Another easy to create probiotic

1 Litre or 1 quart sterile mason jar
2-3 tablespoons of grated or chopped ginger
Equal amount of real sugar of your choice (not honey or a sugar substitute
2 cups filtered water (bugs don't like chlorine)
everyday add another 2-3 tablespoons of ginger and sugar and stir to dissolve
Check everyday after the third day for a strongly bubbling yeasty smelling pet ginger bug. Add to sparkling water or bottle for secondary fermentation.
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Diane Robinson is the Wild Dryad. She is a graduate of the BCIT Biotechnology program and the FoodShare WEFEAST program. She got her start in the ’80’s with a "mushroom tea" SCOBY and fun experiments with both wild foraged and garden crops.