Have you have asked yourself if what you are eating on your plate or sipping from your cup is destroying the environment?
Most people remain unconscious of this fact. And although there’s a lot of buzzwords in today’s marketplace, it all boils down to a single simple question: what makes sustainable tea actually sustainable?
Sustainability is relevant for our modern times of massive climate change happening everywhere on the planet. Tea – as much as anything – has been adversely affected.
Anecdote: When Even Organic Can Do Harm
Now I would like to share my one short experiences in China. After a stunning ride through the Wuyi Mountains, I, along with one of my teachers, a Taoist master and tea expert were going to try the fresh spring harvest of organic Huang Yin Rock tea, which is the “sister” to the famous Tie Guan Yin, otherwise known as Iron Buddha or Goddess of Mercy. [Read more…]