United States of Tea - Mauna Kea Tea, Hawaii
+Georgia SS did an awesome interview with the owners of Mauna Kea Tea, one of my favorite U.S. based tea growing operations. Their passion really comes through in their answers to her thoughtful questions.
Confessions of a Tea Cake Artist
It's official, +Geoffrey Norman has the coolest friends. This week he shared a bit about Kristin Barger. She's a talented baker who just created a line of tea-infused treats.
The Moonlit Tea Garden: A Conversation with the Founders of Jun Chiyabari
Jun Chiyabari is one of my favorite Nepalese tea gardens. +Tony Gebely interviewed the founders and the results were really fascinating. I had no idea that the majority of their tea is exported to Germany.
A Thousand Posts Later...
+Amanda Freeman hit a major milestone, writing over a thousand blog posts. Congrats! I can definitely sympathize with her feelings of burnout and needing to cut back. This is sometimes I've been through before and am struggling a bit currently.
A Taste of Taiwan with High Mountain Tea
+Lu Ann Pannunzio got a taste of taste of Taiwan from a Toronto newcomer. I've heard really great things about their offerings and this blog post confirms it. I'll definitely need to give them a try soon.