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3 Recipes for Cocktails with Tea

3 Recipes for Cocktails with Tea
If you’re seeking cocktails (or mocktails) that let the flavors of your favorite loose-leaf shine, check out our summer sippers recipe round-up. Continue reading

How To Make Sun Tea

How To Make Sun Tea
Get our founder Raj's family's recipe for sun tea. It uses the power of the sun's rays to infuse more complex flavors than you'll get with iced or hot tea alone (WITH VIDEO). Continue reading

Grow Your Own Tea Plant

Grow Your Own Tea Plant
Growing your own tea plant doesn’t have to be daunting. Get tips for how to make your first foray into planting Camellia sinensis a success with suggested resources for sourcing saplings. Continue reading

Why We Source Whole-Leaf Teas

Why We 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

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