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Sat, Feb 02


Root Wild Kombucha

Making Fire Cider

Learn to make fire cider. Your tuition payment will be donated to support legal fees for a Trademark-Free Fire Cider!

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Making Fire Cider
Making Fire Cider

Time & Location

Feb 02, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Root Wild Kombucha, 135 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101, USA


About the event


“Fire Cider is a popular traditional herbal remedy freely made, produced, shared and sold by hundreds of herbalists across the world. Many people have their favorite version… The remedy is used to help warm up the body, and generally acts a stimulant and antimicrobial used during cold and flu season. 

Recently, a large company decided to trademark the name and is forcing small businesses who have made and sold it to change their product names...  Many people feel this is a dangerous precedent... and this led to a filing with the US Patent and Trademark Office asking that the mark be deemed generic.  Until the company agrees to freeing Fire Cider from trademark restriction, a boycott of their product has been launched.”

Learn to make fire cider! This is an age-old popular, generalized and variable recipe that is being dangerously hoarded by manipulative capitalists. Sharing skills is an intrinsic part of rewilding. Nobody owns common knowledge! We’ll cover the basic nutritional components of popular ingredients, share a few recipes, chop some veggies, and concoct some medicine in community. $20 suggested donation includes all required tools, materials, a flight of kombucha from Root Wild Kombuchery, a tip for the bartender, a jar of Trademark-Free fire cider to take home, and a $10 donation towards the “Free Fire Cider” legal fund. (Limit: 12 students)

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Space in this class is limited. Preregistration, along with a paid deposit, is required to reserve a spot in the class. Deposits may be fully refunded in the event of a cancellation a week or more before the class, if the space is filled. Refunds for last-minute cancellations are unfortunately not available. Please plan accordingly. Contact Rewild Maine at (207) 449-7738 or if you have any questions.

Rewild Maine is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We depend on donations from the community to offer free classes and workshops and we are grateful for your support. Scholarships are available for paid classes on an as-needed basis and nobody will ever be turned away for lack of funds. All donations are tax-deductible.


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