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Water Kefir Grains

Two Options Available for Water Kefir Grains:

1. Dehydrated Water Kefir Grains: Ready-to-Ship $24.99


2. Water Kefir Grains: Ready-to-Culture

(Pick-up in Manitoba) $19.99

Location of Pickup in Manitoba:



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About: Water kefir grains are live active cultures consisting of yeast and bacteria existing in a symbiotic relationship. Adding the water kefir grains to water & fruit yields a delicous probiotic drink in about 24 hours. Water kefir grains create a carbonated lacto-fermented beverage from sugar water, fruit juice, or coconut water. Incredibly easy to use, the starter culture can create a new batch of water kefir every 24-48 hours.

  • Milk kefir versus Water Kefir:  There are two types of grains: milk kefir grains and water kefir grains. Milk (dairy) kefir grains can be used with cow milk, goat milk or coconut milk. Water kefir grains can be used with sugar water, juice or coconut water. The milk and water grains are NOT interchangeable.

  • The term "kefir grains"  describes the look of the culture only. Kefir grains contain no actual "grains" such as wheat, rye, etc.

Why make your own water kefir?

  • Optimal Health via Probiotic Strains:  One glass of water kefir is said to have more beneficial microflora than the most expensive probiotic pills available.  The probiotic profile in water kefir is absolutely amazing! A healthy gut belongs to a healthy person . . . so get that gut healthy!

  • It's a vegan probiotic--Giving those people with dairy intolerances an opportunity to build up their gut flora in an incredible way.

  • An Incredible Juice/Soda Alternative:  Water kefir is very versatile, allowing you to customize the flavors to better suit your families needs. (You like strawberry, go ahead and make strawberry water kefir, you like coconut & passion fruit, go ahead and make an exotic probiotic "soda"!  The end result is a bubbly drink;  making it a great alternative to conventional soda.

  • Save $$$: Making your own kefir costs significantly less than purchasing commercial probiotic pills. You save lots of $$$! These grains and can be used over and over again!

What is the process to make water kefir?

  • The kefir grains are placed in water along with some fruit  & sugar and allowed to culture for a period of time (generally around 24 hours) on the counter. Once the water has turned to kefir, remove the kefir grains, and enjoy your drink; It's that easy!


Dehydrated Water Kefir Grains

Ready for Shipping (Cultures for Life brand)

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  • Contains 1 packet of dehydrated traditional heirloom-style water kefir grains.

  • Rehydration period of 3-5 days required before regular use.

  • Instructions are included

  • Shipping Information:

    • Water kefir grains are shipped in a dehydrated state in a barrier-sealed packet. The product keeps:

      • At room temperature (68 to 78F): 12 to 18 months

      • In the refrigerator (40 to 45F): 18+ months

      • In the freezer (0 to 25F): not recommended

      • Shipping & Handling Rate flat rate anywhere in Canada

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

        • Please leave two weeks for delivery

$24.99 Water Kefir Grains: Ready to Ship


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Water Kefir Grains Ready-to-Culture

Ready for Pick-up (in Manitoba only)

    • Sold in a glass jar for travel (pick-up in Manitoba only)

    • You will receive 2 Tablespoons of hydrated water kefir grains ready-to-culture

    • Instructions are included

    • Premium Culture: Cultured by Wholly Canadian with fair-trade & organic ingredients

    • Pick up in Manitoba:

      • 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.

$19.99 Water Kefir Grains: Ready for Pick-up:


Location of Pickup in Manitoba:


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Dehydrated Water Kefir Information:

  • Reusable culture; makes up to 2 quarts of kefir with every batch

  • Cultures on the counter at 68-85F

  • May be used to culture sugar water, fruit juice, and coconut water.

  • Milk kefir grains and water kefir grains are NOT interchangeable.

  • Instructions:

    • Instructions for using Culture for Health's dehydrated  culture are included and may be found here.

    • Having trouble making water kefir? Browse Culture for Health's Milk Kefir Troubleshooting Articles.

  • Ingredients of Dehydrated Water Kefir Grains:

    • Organic sugar, Live active cultures

    • This product contains no GMO ingredients.

  • Water Kefir Grains Allergen Information:

    • The Water Kefir Grains are a gluten-free product.

    • Manufactured in a facility that produces products made with soy and dairy.




HANDS-ON--Bubbly & Creams Course: Winnipeg, MB

BEAT THE SUGAR CRAZE! Sweet cool drinks are a must all year-round!  Is your family reaching for drinks laden with sugar (frozen drink concentrates, powder drinks, soda, and even just plain 100% juice?)  All of these are chalk-full of sugar!  And sugar lowers the immune system.

Interested in real whole food?

Take this bubbly  & creams course and learn to make homemade soda drinks fit for the whole family . Not only will you be beating the sugar craze, but providing drinks that are full of probiotics (healthy bacteria)! 

And you will be providing your family with nutrient-dense healthy cultured cream & cheese products right in your kitchen!

So let’s start there.  Want to give your family an immune boost while still providing fun, refreshing, sparkling drinks?  

Interested in making rich creams and cheeses that are full of probiotics right in your kitchen?

Here’s what you will learn:

  • water kefir flavoured with fruit (sparkling drink)

  • dairy kefir drink

  • kombucha

  • cultured cream: served as sour cream and sweetened clotted cream

Click here for more details . . .