Laura Rideout

Laura is the co-owner of Culture Shock Kombucha, Lambton Shores’ first and only kombucha brewery located in the heart of Grand Bend Ontario. A Registered Holistic Nutritionist, she is the founder of Wholistic Wave, an online business where she works with women to improve their digestive function. Laura is also a faculty instructor at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition – London Branch, where she teaches eco-nutrition , paediatric nutrition and various practicals. In summer months she grows an organic garden with the help of her husband and three children. Laura is passionate about digestive health and the role fermentation plays and is on a mission to spread the power of knowledge.


The London Tea & Kombucha Festival is honoured to welcome Laura to offer a very special Skill Building Workshop opportunity to experience kombucha!

PLEASE NOTE: Skill Building Workshops have limited seating and require purchase of a workshop ticket. Attendees must have general admission to the Festival, as well as a workshop ticket to attend this workshop.

Come and enjoy a hands on tasting experience with various Kombucha brews alongside their different tea types to learn how they lend to varying kombucha flavour characteristics. Laura will also explain the health benefits of kombucha and how it can contribute to your digestive health! Be prepared to mindfully sip, learn and laugh lots as Laura is a vibrant instructor full of vibrant life, love and laughter!