I know this video about the Harvard Farmers’ Market was shot about a month ago, but I just saw the text. We get a nice little shout out!

http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2011/07/garden-party/

The blistering heat forced tourist Ashley Kramer to follow the crowds through the Yard to the Harvard Farmers’ Market, where he might have quenched his thirst with a sample of lemonade. Instead, he found Culinary Cruisers, a bicycle-powered food cart selling kombucha, a funky probiotic drink.

“I’d never had kombucha until I came to the states,” said Kramer, who is from New Zealand by way of South Africa, “but when I return home, I think I’m going to start brewing my own.”

The taste of kombucha is somewhere between sparkling apple juice and wine; and while it’s fermented, it’s nonalcoholic.

“People really like it,” said the man behind the cart, Josh Danoff, who runs the enterprise alongside his sister. “I drink a lot of coffee — I love coffee — but now when I wake up, I drink this. It’s given me so much more energy.”

“I never expected to find a farmers’ market right in the middle of campus — it’s pretty cool,” said Kramer, who supped more than a few samples of the drink, slid on his silver aviators, and headed on his way.

Ah, summertime.

The Harvard Farmers’ Market brings the season’s luscious bounty to Harvard every Tuesday outside the Science Center and every Friday in Allston.

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