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April 1, 2024 5:00–6:30 pm
Duke Campus Farms
Special Topics

Life Skills: Learn how to make Kombucha

Partnership with Duke Campus Farm

Taught by Hyewon Gregoni

Registration Info

Our registration system has changed!
Going forward, registration for all Duke Arts Create workshops will now be processed through the Duke University Box Office. To streamline this transition, we have prepared a user guide that will walk you through the new registration process. Watch the video here.

About the Workshop

If you know any kombucha drinkers, you know they’re always trying to push their little probiotic agenda on you. Why? Some swear by the gut healing powers of this fermented tea. Some say it soothes their skin, their joints, or even boosts their immune system. So maybe it’s time you start. Or maybe you love kombucha already but are starting to wonder why you pay upwards of $6 a bottle for this habit. If only you knew how to make it at home!

Well now you can! Kombucha enthusiast Hyewon Grigoni will guide you through the process from start to finish so you can begin brewing your own tasty bev at home. All participants take home their own starter kombucha and learn to nurture a Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria and Yeast (SCOBY), and flavor their very own self carbonating drink to enjoy. Join us on the beautiful grounds of the Duke Campus Farm. Your pocketbook and guts will thank you.

About the Instructor

Hyewon Grigoni has engaged in a variety of creative practices since childhood. Her work and writing have appeared in art shows, in print, and on air for public radio. She has taught art and art appreciation at the K-12 level, and her favorite discipline to teach for both kids and adults is Drawing 101 – aka the Art of Observing. Lately she focuses on daily sketching, portrait painting, and beginning carpentry.

Hyewon believes that art, like good writing or good religion, can comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable. Her work aims to achieve a little of both in equal measure.

She hopes attendees of DukeCreate workshops will enjoy a laid back, supportive environment to get away from their day and make stuff.

About the Location


This workshop will meet at Duke Campus Farm.

Address: 4934 Friends School Rd, Durham, NC 27705.

About Duke Arts Create

Duke Arts Create is a series of free, hands-on arts workshops designed to help all Duke students, including graduate and professional students (including Duke Health), as well as Duke faculty and staff develop a variety of creative skills in the visual arts, dance and movement, creative writing and more. Workshops are open to all skill levels and backgrounds. Most workshops are held in the Duke Arts Annex, the Rubenstein Arts Center or the Duke Arts Office 2101 and are typically held weeknights from 6-8 p.m.

Registration for the following week’s workshops go live on Friday mornings at 9 a.m. – sign up in advance to guarantee your spot. Didn’t get a spot? No problem! We always reserve space for walk-ins. Email if you have any questions. Sign up for the monthly newsletter here, which includes the full list of classes offered during the following month.

Duke Arts Create is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts (Duke Arts).