Three indigenous female entrepreneurs making waves in North America

Harvesting Native American flavour: Melinda Williamson, founder of Morning Light Kombucha (USA)

For big city dwellers, kombucha is as commonplace as smashed avocado on toast. The fermented, sparkling tea has been homebrewed globally for centuries but just recently became a hipster household name, as a healthy alternative to soda. 

Meet The Native American Entrepreneur Who Owns Her Own Kombucha Brand

In 2012, Melinda Williamson moved back to Kansas from Oklahoma, where she’d been working as a senior research specialist in ecology at Oklahoma State University. But it took another four years before she launched Morning Light Kombucha.

The Founder of Morning Light Kombucha on Brewing a Values-Driven Business

Every entrepreneur’s story is unique. Whereas some aspiring small business owners know exactly what product or service they want to bring to market, Melinda Williamson reverse-engineered her focus, starting with her values.

With kombucha, Hoyt woman hopes to bring healing tea to others

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Century-old elixir kombucha growing popular in Kansas

Although kombucha has more than $1 billion in sales in the U.S. each year, most people have not heard of this fermented drink…

Melinda with Kombucha

Brewing up goodness

At Union Kitchen, students can purchase brown glass bottles of kombucha, a fermented tea drink known for its beneficial bacteria and B vitamins. But there’s more to this bottle than the drink itself.

2019 American Food Fair Exhibitor: Morning Light Kombucha

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Topeka native brings locally brewed kombucha to Northeast Kansas

Raise your glass to these no-proof and low-alcohol cocktails

Adults love their adult beverages, but not always the buzz that comes with it. With sales of alcohol dropping around 1 percent in the U.S. in 2018, an increase from 2017, Americans seem to be joining a growing European movement: eschewing boozy cocktails, beers and wines for low- or no-alcohol beverages.

Sun Kombucha

Best Fermented Foods For Your Digestive Health

Fermentation is a process that uses a certain type of microbes to prepare foods. This process helps to preserve the food for long but also add these microbes to the human body, improving gut health.

The Best Foods To Eat For Natural Probiotics

This fermented tea is a favorite among millennials. Cleveland Clinic’s Health Essentials blog hailed Kombucha as “a slightly fizzy drink that’s probiotic-rich, meaning it contains live bacteria and yeasts or ‘healthy little microbes’ that benefit your digestive system.”

8 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Kombucha Tea

Kombucha is a fermented tea that has been consumed for thousands of years. Not only does it have the same health benefits as tea — it’s also rich in beneficial probiotics. Kombucha also contains antioxidants, can kill harmful bacteria and may help fight several diseases.