When Tea Was Brought to the Western Hemisphere and a Bit of History

We’ve all heard of the Boston Tea Party, but tea came to the Western hemisphere long before that. Time to follow that trail and see just when tea was brought here and by whom. Once upon a time (some say as long as 5,000 years ago), a studier of plants in China was boiling some …

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American Tea

A tea shop in England claims to have tea from five continents: Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, and Australia. They are lacking a variety from our own shores, largely because there is not that much in production. The United States is home to only one commercial tea plantation, in Charleston. That doesn't keep people from …

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