Tag: growing Camellia sinensis

You can grow tea too! Inspiration from the american camellia belt

I first started working with tea growers through a University of Hawaii tea research project. In response to my shock that tea could grow in Hawaii, my mentor, University researcher Stuart Nakamoto, told me,”if you see any Camellia bushes or flowers in your neighborhood, you can grow tea”

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On becoming a tea farmer

When the idea struck me some years ago that Camellia sinensis might grow and possibly thrive on the west coast of Canada, I decided it would probably be best to keep it to myself.  It was one of those epiphanies you get...

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