Here I am brewing a mid-morning pot of Samovar Ryokucha green tea during a 250 mile backpacking trip through the rugged Sierra Nevada mountains of Northern California (via Drew Anderson).

 

 

In the Field: Tea Festival in Shizuoka, Japan

By Jesse Jacobs
Last spring Samovar Ambassador Lindsey Goodwin visited our friend Ayumi Kinezuka, organic tea farmer in Shizuoka, Japan. Here, Lindsey shares her experiences and the impact of participating in an annual tea festival held by Ayumi's farming community.

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