All posts tagged Sustainable Santa Cruz

Vegan Kitchen Tools: How to Sprout, Brew Kombucha, and Ferment Veggies at Home

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With springtime in full swing, many of us start thinking about gardening and other sustainable ways to grow our own foods. In the past month, I have grown an abundance of sprouts and brewed a few gallons of kombucha. And I’m already planning ahead for summer canning! There’s just something so satisfying about do-it-yourself projects. Want to feel like a scientist in your kitchen? Read on to learn which DIY products are most loved by the Vegan Cuts team.

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DIY Sprouting: Lentil, Alfalfa and Mung

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Have you been waiting to learn how to grow sprouts for awhile? The easiest way to grow sprouts at home is with a kit. I’d recommend the Sustainable Santa Cruz’s GreenSprout Kit because it’s super easy to use—all you need is a widemouth mason jar and a bit of patience. There’s no dirt required. Each kit comes with everything else you need: sprouting screen, organic cotton produce bag, 6 ounces of organic sprouting seeds, and instructions with a sprouting chart. You’ll have a jar filled with seriously cute, nutritious sprouts in just 3-4 days.

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