Kefir anyone?

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ekelly
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Re: Kefir anyone?

Post by ekelly » Fri Jul 10, 2015 3:07 pm

Hello :) I am looking for water kefir (not milk kefir) grains in Helsinki... does anyone have some to share? Thanks!



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rok
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Re: Kefir anyone?

Post by rok » Sun Aug 14, 2016 8:37 pm

Hello all!

We've been desperately looking for Kefir grains here in Helsinki. We checked Ruohonjuuri, the Hakaniemi market (where we get out raw goat milk from!), and more, but couldn't find proper grains. The best thing we could find was grossly overpriced Kefir powder for EUR 30, which you need to renew after a few months!! I have no idea why companies do such things. Do they actually think that we'll keep buying their Kefir powder?!

Anyway, I'm glad to have found this thread, even if it's 8 years old. And I would be a lot happier, even thrilled, if there is still someone on the thread still selling or sharing Kefir grains. As mentioned, we are--a couple--in Helsinki. But we'll be moving to Kokkola in 2-3 weeks, so it's rather urgent that we find another Kefir lover around Helsinki during these 3 weeks.

Thank you. And may the probiotic billions always be with you!


Rosamunda
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Re: Kefir anyone?

Post by Rosamunda » Mon Aug 15, 2016 6:07 pm

Online?
https://www.kefirshop.eu/en/waterkefirgrains.html

https://www.kefirshop.eu/en/delivery/


But don't hold your breath. I ordered some seeds from the UK (butternut squash) in March and I think they finally arrived in June... No idea why it took so long, the company (Marshalls UK) shipped the day after I made the order. I suspect either Tulli or Posti.


inkku
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Re: Kefir anyone?

Post by inkku » Tue Aug 16, 2016 9:03 pm

A facebook group for the kefir users who share the knowledge and occasionally the grains:
Kombucha&Kefiiri (ja muun elävän kulttuurin kerho)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/321760221335024/

Most blog writers mention they can also donate the grains:
http://aurinkoistahuomenta.blogspot.ug/ ... -good.html
http://lautasella.blogspot.ug/2015/02/g ... fiiri.html
http://veikeaverso.blogspot.ug/2014/08/ ... fiiri.html

As Rosamunda writes, people have indeed had problems with mailing kefir grains, the police has suspected some drugs....


rok
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Re: Kefir anyone?

Post by rok » Thu Aug 18, 2016 11:27 am

Thank you very much for sharing these resources.


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Re: Kefir anyone?

Post by LeneBR » Tue Jan 03, 2017 7:26 pm

Hi Cynde! I just learn about the use of Kefir and I am looking for some, do you still have or know someone in Tampere or Akaa that are interested to share it? I think is a very nice way to make friends also and share some tips on how to use it :D :thumbsup:
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