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Vegetable Culture Starter

Two Options Available for Vegetable Starter:

1. Dehydrated  Vegetable Starter: Ready-to-Ship $35.99

 

2. Hydrated Vegetable Starter: Ready-to-Culture & Pick-up in Winnipeg $25.99

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About Vegetable Starters: Fermenting/culturing vegetables is a wholesome alternative to canning; by fermenting vegetables this starter culture is uniquely designed to help you create probiotic and nutrient rich superfoods including homemade sauerkraut, kimchee, cultured beets, and more, all in the comfort of your kitchen!

 

Why Culture your own Vegetables?

  • Optimal Health via Probiotic Strains: Homemade vegetables cultures will contain more vitamins and nutrients than any canned vegetables, not to mention a large number of health-boosting probiotic strains. Are you searching for health? A healthy gut belongs to a healthy person . . . so get that gut healthy!

  • Premium Product: By choosing your own ingredients, you can make a product that not only is not available on the shelf, but has higher quality ingredients.

  • Save $$$: Making your own cultured vegetables costs significantly less than cultured proeducts found in health markets, and you have complete control over the ingredients you use. You save lots of $$$!

  • Cultured Vegetables are a key cornerstone to the perfect lunch:  Whether you make a salad dressing with the brine, or else serve summer's live cultured vegetables in winter, this real food invigorates your daily lunch.  Take our course to find out the many exciting ways to implement cultured vegetables in your diet.

 

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The perfect lunch: sourdough bread, laden with cultured cream cheese, single veggie ferments,  ginger carrot kraut, and garden lettuce drizzeled with cultured veggie brine. . .with a glass of sparkling strawberry kombucha

 

 

 

Dehydrated Vegetable Starter: $35.99

Ready for Shipping

 Cutting Edge Starter Culture Front

Your Vegetable Culture Starter: What's in the Box?

  • Each box contains 6 pouches.

  • Each pouch prepares 5 lbs of raw vegetables.

  • Culture vegetables at room temperature: 60-70ºF.

  • This culture is suitable for vegetable culturing only; not suitable for culturing fruit.

Naturally fermented sauerkraut

Ingredients:

  • Active bacteria strains (lactobacillus plantarum, leuconostoc mesenteroides, and pediococcus acidilactici), organic tapioca sugar.

  • This product contains no GMO ingredients.

  • Cutting Edge Vegetable Starter Culture is a vegan, dairy-free product.

Instructions and Troubleshooting:

  •     Instructions for using this starter are included and can be found here.

  •     Having trouble activating your culture? Browse through Culture for Life's  Troubleshooting Articles.

Culture Allergen Information:

  • This culture is manufactured in a facility that produces products containing soy and dairy.

 Shipping Information:

  • Cutting Edge Vegetable Starter Culture is shipped in a barrier-sealed packet as a freeze-dried culture. The starter keeps

    • In the refrigerator (≤39°F): 12 months

    • In the freezer (0° to 25°F): 12 month

  • Shipping & Handling Rate:

    • Add up to two culture starter kits for a flat rate! Click here for more nourishing and exciting culture starter kits.

    • Please leave two weeks for delivery

$35.99 Vegetable Culture Starter: Ready-to-Ship

 

 

 OR purchase dehydrated vegetable starter in Winnipeg (no shipping fee)

 

 

Pick-up: in St Vital, Winnipeg only

  • Upon payment we will hold your culture for two weeks.

  • Contact info & directions will be sent upon payment. Contact us here if you have any questions.

  •  Click here for more nourishing and exciting culture starter kits.

 Cutting Edge Starter Culture Front

$35.99 Dehydrated Vegetable Starter: Ready for Pick-up in Winnipeg

 

 

 

Hydrated Vegetable Starter: $25.99

 

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Ready for Pick-up (in Winnipeg only)

    • Sold in a glass transport jar (pick up in Winnipeg only). 

    • You will receive:

      • 1.5 cups of premium organic un-homogenized dripped whey (enough to make 6 quarts of vegetables!)

      • 6 TB real unrefined salt

    • Instructions are included

    • Premium Culture: Cultured by Wholly Canadian with local & organic ingredients

    • Pick up in St Vital, Winnipeg:

      • Upon payment we will hold your culture for two weeks.

      • Contact info & directions will be sent upon payment. Contact us here if you have any questions.

      •  Click here for more nourishing and exciting culture starter kits.

$25.99 Hydrated Vegetable Starter: Ready for Pick-up in Winnipeg

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Click here  for a related hands-on traditional food course in Winnipeg!
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Cultured Veggies Course:

A Wholesome Alternative to Canned Goods!

Here’s what you will learn in class:

  • the roots of fermentation

  • health benefits of fermentation

  • how to safely & easily ferment vegetables

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What is Lacto-Fermentation?

  • long before the conveniences of fridges, freezers, and canners, people preserved food through a process called lacto-fermentation

  • it converts the naturally-abounding sugars and starches into lactic acid. . .acting as a natural preservative

  • eating lacto-fermented food aids digestion and helps keep our guts populated with essential micro-flora

 

 

 It’s a well know fact that a healthy gut means a healthy person. . .

And a healthy gut aids in weight management. . .

Canning versus

Culturing

big time commitment done in minutes
sterilized tools clean tools
hard work simple
specific tools basic tools
destory most vitamins increases vitamins
destroys enzymes increases enzymes
no probiotics rich in probiotics
"dead" food "live" food
no added nutritional value essential nutrition

 

Here’s what you will make in class:

  • dill pickles

  • sauerkraut

  • sliced veggie ferment

  • in addition you will receive instructions and tips in learning how to make a ginger carrot kraut, sweet bread & butter pickles, kimchi, & raw salsa

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