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Small scale Kenyan tea growers need your support

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As a guest, and resident tea sommelier for JusTea, I am finally heading out for my first trip to the Kenyan tea fields after a successful launch of some of the country’s finest orthodox tea – a country that is legendary mainly for its CTC black tea.  But this trip is not just about inspecting tea bushes and tea tasting, ...
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Tea for the ailing

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As the months fly by, and signs of spring slowly emerge from the warming earth, I pause for a quick glance back.  What have I accomplished?  Where (and how) have I spent my time?  What do I have to show for my efforts?  Is my “life by design” materializing?  Or am I just wandering around, a little lost perhaps, stuck ...
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Empowering Kenya’s small-scale tea farmers

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When you can get good orthodox tea from Kenya, it tends to be exceptional.  I have enjoyed numerous cups of Tinderet and Millima, and the odd cup of Kamba purple tea over the years and always asked myself why I do not drink more of this.  As it turns out, one of the most popular teas I sell is Irish ...
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Thomas Love

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When my 7-year-old niece comes to visit, one of the things she loves to do is swim and drink tea with her uncle.  Her first choice for a swim is the ocean, but up here in Canada in January, swimming in the sea is best left to polar bears and spot prawns – not skinny little girls with little fear ...