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Young Mountain Tea Tales: Our Blog

Why We Only Source Whole-Leaf Teas

Why We Only Source Whole-Leaf Teas
We source only the highest grades of whole-leaf teas we can find from our Himalayan farmer partners. Find out why these hand-harvested beauties taste better and look more appealing in your cup. Continue reading

Zero Waste 101

Zero Waste 101
In our journey to develop tea bags that we can stand behind, we discovered that sustainable packaging is battle ground zero (waste) for greenwashing. Learn what we uncovered and how that’s impacting our future! Continue reading

The Complete Guide to Masala Chai

The Complete Guide to Masala Chai
Get four masala chai recipes (cocktails anyone?) in our latest post. Transform Himalayan Chai into an elixir reminiscent of Delhi’s street stall fare or build your own blend from scratch. Continue reading

Coffee vs. Tea Beyond Caffeine

Coffee vs. Tea Beyond Caffeine
In response to Michael Pollan’s latest book, we offer a balanced comparison of the world’s two most iconic caffeinated drinks. Find out how they differ (hint: it’s not just their flavor and caffeine content)! Continue reading

Tea’s Carbon Capture Potential

Tea’s Carbon Capture Potential
Tea is a tree whose leaves drink carbon out of the air throughout its 100+ year life. How much carbon does that all add up to? And what does this mean for reversing climate change through regenerative agriculture? Continue reading

2021 Loose-Leaf Tea Gift Guide

2021 Loose-Leaf Tea Gift Guide
We’ve scoured the globe in search of the best gifts for tea lovers of all types--from newbies to aficionados. Discover 8 gift sets, including our top selling black tea bundles, loose-leaf tea samplers, and more. Continue reading

London Fog Tea Recipe

London Fog Tea Recipe
Cozy up with a delectable cup of London Fog tea, made with our new Kumaon Earl Grey loose-leaf blend, dairy or non-dairy milk, and a variety of optional sweeteners. Continue reading

Our First Tea Blends Are Here

Our First Tea Blends Are Here
Learn why we teamed up with Portland-based Jasmine Pearl Tea Company to design a line of loose-leaf tea blends, including our renditions of Earl Grey, English Breakfast, Masala Chai, and more. Continue reading

Masala Chai Popsicle Recipe

Masala Chai Popsicle Recipe
Beat the summer heat by making delectable Masala Chai popsicles (including a vegan option) with premium Assam tea, coconut milk, and a variety of spices including saffron and cardamom! Continue reading

What Is Regenerative Agriculture?

What Is Regenerative Agriculture?
Is regenerative ag the most important environmental movement the world has ever seen? And how can the principles that drive this emerging movement change the tea we drink? I did my own research to arrive at a few answers. Continue reading