tea and the community, a chat with avi markus of nourishtea

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is about understanding your business’ impact on the wider community and considering how you can use this impact in a positive way. I’ve had the opportunity to covered some other great tea companies that are doing some neat things in the CSR space, such as Rishi Tea, Runa and BOH Tea … Continue reading

part 3 of the québec teaware competition: the ‘art and innovation in teaware’ winner

This year the Camellia Sinensis Tea House in Quebec, ran a ceramics competition to find the best, locally made tea-ware.  As part of their prize package the winners got to have their ceramic creations stocked in the Camellia Sinensis Tea House and featured on their website. There were a three of different categories in this … Continue reading

part 2 of the québec teaware competition: the ‘chawan’ winner

This year the Camellia Sinensis Tea House in Quebec, ran a ceramics competition to find the best, locally made tea-ware.  As part of their prize package the winners got to have their ceramic creations stocked in the Camellia Sinensis Tea House and featured on their website. There were a three of different categories in this … Continue reading

part 1 of the québec teaware competition: the ‘teacup and teapot’ winner

This year the Camellia Sinensis Tea House in Quebec, ran a ceramics competition to find the best, locally made tea-ware.  As part of their prize package the winners got to have their ceramic creations stocked in the Camellia Sinensis Tea House and featured on their website. I love that these guys support their local potters … Continue reading

interview with kevin gascoyne, tea buyer and black tea specalist at camellia sinensis tea house

I first came across the Camellia Sinensis Tea House when I read about the ceramics competition they were holding in the Montreal Gazette. To be honest, now that I have learned so much more about them I’ve come to realize that they might quite possibly be the most perfect tea shop that I have come … Continue reading

interview with courtney wagner of 99kettles [tea blog and review]

Tell me about your blog, how did you get to the point you’re at now and what are you thinking of doing next? 99kettles is my documentation of my self-education of tea. Tea is a great passion of mine, but a relatively new one, so I am learning all the time. I like to share … Continue reading

the way of tea: rebecca lyn cragg of camellia teas in ottawa, canada

This is part three in my interview series with chanoyu practitioners, this time it is with the lovely Rebecca Lyn Cragg from Camellia Teas in Ottawa, Canada.  Camellia Teas can be found at their website, and on Twitter as @camelliateas. You can read part 1 with Gabrielle Soga Caciula of Belgium here; and part 2 … Continue reading

interview with julie laurin, tea specalist at DAVIDsTEA

DAVIDsTEA is a Canadian tea retailer based out of Montreal  (with stores all over Canada). Their resident tea expert, Julie Laurin, took some time to answer my questions about tea stories, social media and what tea means to her. What does tea mean to you? Tea is relaxing, soothing, warmth, energizing, healthy, its the beverage … Continue reading

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