The Roanoker - May/June 2018 - 88

written by CHRISTINA NIFONG
photographed by COURTNEY HOWARD PHOTOGRAPHY

Kombucha

Cool
Once a hippie drink brewed in West Coast
basements, the fermented tea beverage
has moved to the mainstream. Area
makers can't keep up with demand.

B

RAD AND KRISTI-JO PROCAK open
the door to their business, a low-slung
house on a busy street in Floyd. Then they
enter a sunlit room with stark white walls.
"This is our sacred space," says Brad, with dramatic flourish.
The air is warm and moist, thick with a fruity smell.
Eighteen oak barrels cover the worn hardwood floor. A quote
from Guatama Buddha keeps watch over a cluster of two
dozen kegs. A hum, set to 528 Hz, is intended to infuse the
place with positive energy.

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