Month: August 2006

Tea is Serious Business

The tea that we drink is grown in foreign countries. That makes it easy to distance ourselves from all that is involved in getting the product to us. We don’t often think about the workers’ lives which are so...

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Tea In Early America Part 2

Although some Americans renounced tea as a social beverage during the Revolutionary War, it regained popularity when the war ended.After the war the entrepreneurship of Americans like the Pecks of Boston, Derbys of Salem, Browns...

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Tea in Early America Part 1

In 18th-century America, tea customs stemmed from the social customs brought to New Amsterdam (now New York City) by Dutch settlers in the 17th century and by the English colonists. Dutch Colonists erected tea water pumps over...

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