Samovar Tea Lounge Partners with The Long Now Foundation

By Jesse Jacobs

Samovar Tea Lounge is proud to partner with The Long Now Foundation to source a rare pu-erh tea for the foundation’s future Salon, for which they are raising support.

The Long Now Foundation was established in 01996 to to creatively foster long-term thinking and responsibility in the framework of the next 10,000 years. They are championing the Clock and Library projects, to provide a counterpoint to today’s accelerating culture and help make long-term thinking more common.

Those who donate $1,500 or more to the construction of the Salon can reserve a vessel of this vintage 1989 Suncha Pu-erh sourced by Samovar Tea Lounge. Pu-erh tea improves with age and lasts for many, many infusions, making it a fitting tea to complement The Long Now Foundation’s mission.

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