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April Newsletter 2018

Through government sponsored initiative, local farmers attend a workshop with Desmond Birkbeck to learn about tea cultivation. 
 
Greetings from India!  We are back in Kumaon working with our friends as they bring one of India's oldest tea growing regions back to life.  Follow us @youngmtntea to see the adventure unfold.

While this area was one of the first places the British cultivated tea, Kumaon (bordering Nepal's western border) never boomed like Darjeeling and Assam.  Today, vacant terraces mean that there are opportunities for young Kumaon farmers to enter the tea business and create their own reputation for the region - one based on high quality, unique, single origin teas.  Our Kumaon Black and Kumaon Whiteare two of the first teas from this area to be available in the west.  

Learn more about Kumaon's exciting future in an article we wrote for Fresh Cup Magazine: The Catalyst Behind Kumaon's Comeback. 
Hand Made Scarves 30% off 

Our one of a kind scarves from Avani are on going on sale for spring! 

These hand dyed scarves are made using local plants - including tea.  We're are working with this women's weaving cooperative to see if tea can be inter-cropped between their indigo plants.   

These silk and linen scarves are usually $50 - but are on sale for $35 from April 16 - May 4th.  Use the coupon code "springscarfspecial" to redeem the offer.  

IndieGoGo Update

Our first Global Tea Fellow has hit the road!  Desmond will spend the next few weeks traveling in India meeting tea consultants, visiting processing facilities and meeting American companies. Learn about the Global Tea Exchange program here.

Teas and Treats... 

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Kumaon  - Tea Trip

Have you ever wanted to see where tea comes from?  Meet the people behind the plucks and the processing and join us for 10 days on our 2018 Kumaon Tea Trip.

Every year we bring our customers to the homes and landscapes where our teas originate.  Immerse yourself in homestays and experience India through all your senses.

Contact raj@youngmountaintea.comfor more information.

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Share some of your favorite tea inspired moments!  Join us on Instagram  and follow @youngmtntea to stay connected.
 
"The mountains are calling and I must go." - John Muir

 
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