In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Michelle Mitchell, co-founder of Humm Kombucha. Over the last few years, kombucha consumption has grown in popularity and we turned to Michelle to answer all of our questions around health benefits, alcohol content, pregnancy safety, and more. 

Michelle’s passion for kombucha started over a decade ago and led to her founding Humm. She is the primary driver of Humm’s amazing culture and brand ethos within our staff-centric organization. She is instrumental in creating an air of positive energy and forging a culture of joy  and freedom at Humm.

Michelle worked for 6 years in sales and fundraising for Great American Opportunities and the Southwestern Company, earning top sales awards each year before founding Humm. She is fluent in Spanish and studied Arabic extensively while spending time in the Middle East. She has competed in three Ironman triathlons and spent 3 years traveling around the world before settling in Bend, OR. Michelle is a graduate of Central College where she studied Music and Spanish and Biology.

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Want to skip straight to a hot topic? See time stamps below. But of course, we recommend listening all the way through!

  • 1:03 T-Shirt Fundraiser 
  • 5:01 How Michelle got her start in the kombucha world
  • 6:54 What is kombucha?
  • 8:23 Kombucha health benefits
  • 11:20 How much kombucha should you drink per day?
  • 13:40 Kombucha alcohol content
  • 14:36 Healthy Bite Featuring Pero Family Farms
  • 16:06 Can you drink kombucha while pregnant?
  • 17:42 Do added flavors diminish the health benefits?
  • 18:48 What’s new at Humm?
  • 20:00 Where to buy Humm Kombucha

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