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    Podcast Episode 9: Interview with Misty Peak Teas

    I know, I know! I’ve been behind on filming new podcast episodes. Isn’t it the worst when life gets in the way of tea? Earlier this week I sat down with Nicholas from +Misty Peak Teas. His story is fascinating, to say the least. I love his passion and commitment to selling puerh that is made just by one family. I hope that you all enjoy it! You can find out more about Misty Peak Teas at their website: http://mistypeakteas.com/ P.S. I’ve been slacking on my email newsletter too but I promise that there will be one going out tomorrow! I was a very big supporter of Misty Peak Teas but have since distanced…


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    Podcast Episode 8: Interview with Tearroir

    +Tearroir Tea is an international tea brand dedicated to providing authentic teas to curious people who yearn for new experiences, & dream of global exploration. Austin and David really know their stuff and I’m excited to share their story with you. We all shared their Dong Ding, my first ever live tasting! Make sure that you check out their website.

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    Podcast: Episode 7 – Interview with Tea DB

    I’ve been a fan of +Tea DB ever since they started publishing on YouTube. James and Denny are hilarious and I love how passionate they are about tea. The Google gods were not with us the first time that we tried to film this episode but we made it through the technical difficulties. Make sure that you subscribe to their channel (linked in the video). They also have some really informative articles on their website, teadb.org.

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    Podcast Episode 6: Interview with Tea by Tiffany

    Tiffany Denise of +Tea by Tiffany sat down with me to discuss how she became interested in tea, her vision for her brand and more. I love talking with people who are as passionate about tea as I am. She’s hosting an exciting tea and cheese paring event that you should definitely check out if you are in NYC on November 16th, make sure that you sign up! Tiffany’s Event

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    Guest Post: Making a Difference in Sri Lanka by Tim Pare

    Today I am beyond excited to share with you the mission and message of Tea Leaf Trust. Their work of providing education and vocational training for poor communities in tea growing regions of Sri Lanka is something that I think all tea drinkers should support. In November 2007, my wife Yasmene and I travelled to Sri Lanka on our honeymoon. It was a trip that was going to change everything for us as a couple and help us to establish the foundation of what we wanted to do and achieve in the rest of our lives together. One day in the middle of our fortnight away, we travelled through the tea fields and…

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    Interview with JusTea and Fundrazr Campaign

    Earlier this year I interviewed Britta from +Jus Tea on Episode 2 of my podcast. They are now entering the second phase of their fundraising campaign. Grayson and Paul Bane took some time to answer my questions about their mission, the Kenyan tea industry and more. Please give it a read and consider contributing to their campaign on Fundrazr. It is companies like JusTea that are transforming the industry and making the word a better place for tea farmers. The beautiful pictures scattered throughout this post are from the Bane family’s trip to Kenya in February. Make sure you watch their update video at the bottom of this post. I’ll be reviewing some of their…