blog launch giveaway week, day two : milk kefir

milk kefir book snip

What a great start to our giveaway week yesterday! We are glad you are back for a day devoted to milk kefir.

Milk kefir is a lesser known cultured dairy product that many agree originated in the Caucuses. It is tangy, like yogurt, but there are also many differences, which you can read more about in this article.

It took my family a while to get used to it, as it does have a slightly different flavor than yogurt, but now we’re hooked. The word kefir actually roughly translates to mean “good feeling” which refers to the vitality many experience after consuming this drinkable cultured milk.

I also love it because it is simple to make, self-perpetuating, and sustainable.

Self-perpetuating is a really important feature of milk kefir grains, in my opinion, because they not only multiply as you make more kefir, but they also can last you a life time if you care for them properly.


Today we are giving away five Cultures for Health Milk Kefir Starter Kits, a $25.99 value. In this kit you’ll find:

If you’d like to be entered to win head here where you can enter your name for the drawing. If you entered yesterday’s giveaway then don’t worry that you’re entering your name on the same landing page twice. All entries are time-stamped so we will find your name under the sourdough and milk kefir giveaways.

So go ahead, throw your name into the ring!


Shannon is a mama to four small children, homesteader, freelance writer, and picture-taker. She lives with her husband on their off-grid homestead where they make and eat kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables.

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    • says

      Helen – I hope you also put your name into the entry page. The winner will be chosen from that page, and not this comments page.


  1. says

    Glad to see you over here, Shannon. I have enjoyed your blog and the simplicity and humility in which you live your life. Thanks for the articles.

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