Months ago I wanted to start making my own kombucha. I was buying bottles of kombucha from the health store and the costs were adding up and I felt it was time for a cheaper way. I researched a few ways for how to grow a kombucha scoby. A scoby is the white alien looking thing floating at the top of the jar. You need a scoby to ferment the tea to brew kombucha. The scoby eats the sugar you add to the tea and you end up with a beverage that tastes great and is full of probiotics and is great for detoxing.
Purchase a bottle of kombucha. The product must have an active bacteria culture and not be pasturized. When I was purchasing bottles of kombucha I noticed that some had a slimy thing floating in it. This is a baby scoby. Look for a bottle in the store that has one but it is not necessary. You can see the baby scoby floating at the top of the bottle.
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Original source: https://www.urbanorganicgardener.com/2019/04/kombucha-scoby/