Tea with Stephanie Bernstein: Wei Chi Cha, Masala Chai

By Jesse Jacobs

Bamboo cutlery? Yep – it’s taking the country by storm actually, and Stephanie Bernstein and her company are leading the way. Stephanie takes time out from a busy life to chill and chat over a pot of Wei Chi Cha. Stephanie is doing great things, and creating a great company. Join us for tea as we go into the why, how, and what of her business.

Note: the video is edited down to 10 minutes, but you can listen to the full 45-minute audio interview on iTunes.

Show Notes

  • The value of capitalism?
  • Finally, reusable (bamboo) cutlery courtesy of Stephanie
  • Finding the ‘aha’ moment
  • What is conscious consumerism?
  • Life on Oprah’s show: disbelief, excitement, when’s it going to stop?
  • Working with women’s cooperatives in Burma
  • Eco considerations with supply chain
  • What does Stephanie fear?

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