Gardening with Makgeolli (KNF)

There’s more reasons to make makgeolli than just to drink it. Makgeolli and Korean Natural Farming go hand-in-hand. The collection of indigenous microorganisms to propagate for soil fertility, and the process of making nuruk for makgeolli fermentation, are virtually indistinguishable from eachother. It’s obvious that the two practices co-evolved, and similar crossover is seen throughout…

Makgeolli – Korean Farmer’s Rice Beer / Wine

Rice beer? Rice wine? It get’s called both, but makgeolli more closely resembles what we colloquially refer to as beer. The actual process of making it is a pretty far cry from both, however. Chances are you have never heard of makgeolli (pronounced mak-KO-ly). I have met two people – ever – who knew what…