- Tyler Gage is the President and Co-founder of Runa, a social enterprise that sustainably produces and markets guayusa tea from the Amazon. Runa has partnered with over 600 indigenous farmers in Ecuador to produce and export guayusa from Ecuador that carries both Organic and Fair Trade certifications. Tyler has researched ethnolinguistics, fair trade business development, and indigenous botanical traditions throughout Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Belize, and Costa Rica with a focus on cross-cultural translation. A graduate of Brown University, Tyler enjoys spending time with his Siberian husky, and frequently gets up at 3:00 AM to participate in guayusa tea ceremonies with the indigenous communities he partners with.
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