Tag Archive | Tea


Time for Tea

“Tea is the elixir of life.”  —Myoan Eisai, Kissa Yojoki (How to Stay Healthy by Drinking Tea) It was a frigid weekend morning. A low-hanging grey sky spat sleet out over London. I waited anxiously for my brother. He was running late, and I was concerned about the driving conditions. FacebookTwitterPinterest

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January 22. 2018 | By Pascale Beale | 0 comments

Food, Local Challenge

Tea Time For Local Farmer

“If it’s hard to grow, I want to grow it,” says local farmer Sandra Newman of Forbidden Fruit Orchards in Lompoc. Her tea plants are no exception. Working with UC Cooperative Extension farm agent Mark Gaskell, Sandy is helping the UC Small Farm Program evaluate green tea as a small-farm crop for our area. FacebookTwitterPinterest

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July 19. 2017 | By | 0 comments


Mizuba Matcha Tea Company 

When Santa Barbara native Lauren Danson accidentally got off the train at the wrong stop while traveling in Japan, she found herself in Uji, the center of matcha tea production. FacebookTwitterPinterest

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January 30. 2017 | By Rosminah Brown | 0 comments