We are delighted to announce the availability of 2014 autumn flush teas from Jun Chiyabari, Nepal. The quality of teas from this certified Organic tea garden continue to amaze us. As the owners of Jun Chiyabari told us, they are putting a lot of energy into producing high quality teas. It clearly shows.
Besides crafting some of the finest teas, you'd be pleased to know that Jun Chiyabari also is committed to the socioeconomic upliftment of the region in which the tea garden is situated. Nearly 80% of the 200+ workforce in the garden are women. Also breaking with tradition, many women have been appointed in supervisory roles both in the field and the factory. Also they are paid as much as men!
By empowering women, Jun Chiyabari seeks to turn around the fortune of at least a small part of a country that is beautiful and pristine, but continues to be bedeviled by poverty. By buying their tea you can help them towards this goal.
(*The picture above are workers at the Jun Chiyabari factory.)
List of autumn teas from Jun Chiyabari:
Himalayan Evergreen #121
Himalayan Evergreen #138
Himalayan Autumn Bouquet #130
Himalayan Autumn Bouquet #153
It's getting hot out there. It's only June and we have a rare heat advisory out today. One of the things you can do to stay cool and energized is make yourself a iced coconut matcha latte. Its a very easy recipe to follow. (Check out the video at the end).
It's getting warm and toasty out there. Guess what's it time for? Iced Tea!!!
Let me share with you today a very easy method of making iced tea. It is a method we use at Leaf Tea Bar. It is a very easy way to make iced tea this way. There is no need to wait for the tea to cool, and you can make this practically with any tea. I love it with Darjeeling first flushes and other lighter delicate teas.