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59 Flavors of "Liquid Gold"

The Urban Farmhouse Co Shrubs: Small-Batch Drinking Vinegars

When most people think of shrubs, the first thing that comes to mind is a bushy green plant.

To Priscilla Koch, shrubs are something else entirely. Back in 2019, Priscilla had a friend suggest she try drinking straight apple cider vinegar to help her with imbalanced gut issues. After about three weeks of choking down the pungent liquid, she noticed a positive change, but still couldn’t stomach the taste. Ready to throw in the towel, but determined to avoid pharmaceuticals that would only cover up her gut issues rather than heal them, Priscilla decided to get creative.

Enter Shrubs

With a little research, Priscilla discovered shrubs, vibrant and colorful elixirs with exceptional health benefits, also known as “drinking vinegars.” Fueled by the prospect of making her dreaded ACV palpable, Priscilla began concocting her own variations of shrubs and consuming them herself. She began noticing a major change in her gut health.

“I also noticed other subtle changes from drinking my shrubs, from my skin texture improving to my hair looking salon shiny. My allergies didn’t seem to bother me at all, and I hadn’t gotten the flu or a cold since starting my shrubs,” Priscilla explained.

Her family noticed too, and her husband soon thereafter suggested she begin offering this miracle elixir at local farmer's markets. The rest was history. Demand at farmer's markets grew so quickly that Priscilla launched The Urban Farmhouse Co. and took her sales online.

Endless Possibilities

Offering 59 different flavor varieties, Urban Farmhouse’s vinegar-based drinks are made in small batches and mixed with organic and locally sourced fruits, veggies, and herbs. Blueberry Lavender, Strawberry Mint, Peach Basil, and Cranberry Rosemary are just a few of the mouthwatering flavor varieties.

Shrubs can be used in a plethora of ways and have unique flavor profiles to enhance each and every one of your culinary creations. You can drink them straight, you can use them as mixers in cocktails, salad dressings, add a little sugar and boil them to make glazes – the possibilities are endless. No matter how shrubs are consumed, you get to reap the health benefits.

“These are essentially liquid vitamins,” Priscilla explains, “Shrubs are liquid gold!”

You can find her shrubs online and at your local farmers markets this spring.

Instagram: @anurbanfarmhouseco