Summer Bock is a Trained Herbalist and Master Fermentationist. Her mission is for everyone to have stellar health by naturally healing their digestion using herbs, ferments and food.

The Science Behind Sauerkraut

I just created a super cool tutorial for you! It’s called The Science Behind Sauerkraut – A white-board lecture that you can watch AND listen to. Watch this to learn:  What are the main probiotics in sauerkraut? How to make sauerkraut at home to get the right kinds of probiotics to rebuild your gut naturally. My top…

Vacation Attitude

My OlyKraut employee, Nate, has a tattoo that says, VA, which stands for “Vacation Attitude.” I love this tattoo. I just got back from vacation and I have to say it was one of the best. Here is me on one of my first attempts at wake surfing. Even though I’ve proven nothing with this…

Busting the myths around Kombucha

Who should drink it and who should not? Kombucha is sometimes referred to as the “Ancient elixir”. This fermented yeast enzyme tea originated in China 2000 years ago, where it was passed down through families as a celebrated ‘heirloom’! Kombucha made its way to India and Russia via trade and travelers gaining a reputation of performing miracles.  Now, Kombucha…