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Fair Trade & Organic

New Fair Trade Silver Needle Is Here!

By On December 7, 2011

Art of Tea’s new Silver Needle just arrived, and it’s proving to be the best Silver Needle AOT founder, Steve Schwartz has ever tasted, he says. This 2011 crop of hand-picked Silver… Read More

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Our Organic Jasmine Pearls Are Now Fair Trade Certified!

By On November 17, 2011

Have you tried our new batch of Jasmine Pearls? Art of Tea proudly offers certified organic Jasmine Pearls that are now sourced from a fair trade vendor. Being a green tea lover,… Read More

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Rooibos–The Exciting New Trend In Fair Trade “Teas”

By On October 13, 2011

I love the fact that the tea that’s generating so much excitement these days –Rooibos– isn’t technically a “tea” at all… in the sense that it is not made from the leaf… Read More

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5 Ways You Can Support Fair Trade

By On October 7, 2011

Here are five ways you can get involved with Fair Trade and change the lives of international workers for the better: 1.  Like us, you can opt for Fair Trade teas whenever… Read More

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Celebrating Fair Trade Month

By On October 4, 2011

October is Fair Trade month. You hear and see the words “fair trade” all over the place—in supermarkets, retail stores, coffee shops–but do you really know what it is? Fair Trade is… Read More

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Future Plans for Fair Trade Teas

By On October 26, 2010

Since we were certified as a Fair Trade company by TransFair USA four years ago, we’ve had a significant increase in the volume of Fair Trade tea we sell each year. As… Read More

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More Ways to Celebrate Fair Trade

By On October 7, 2010

Fair Trade is an issue that’s close to our hearts. However, our stance on Fair Trade goes beyond tea. Fair Trade products include coffee, cocoa, sugar, honey, flowers, gold, handicrafts and more.… Read More

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Celebrate Fair Trade Month With Tea

By On October 7, 2010

As you may have heard, October is Fair Trade month. Here at Art of Tea, we are committed to sourcing Fair Trade teas whenever possible, and proud to offer a range of Fair… Read More

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Organic Tea Farmer Interview: Part I

By On August 5, 2010

Kinezuka Toshiaki is an organic tea farmer in Shizuoka, Japan. In the 1970s, he founded a collective of organic tea farmers, and over the years he became a vocal advocate for the environmental benefits… Read More

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Fair Trade Tea Trek

By On June 7, 2010

Its a challenge to find the tea shrubs in this photo. They are there. The garden isnt as picturesce as most tea plantations that you would see commercially grown but they are… Read More