It's Almost Summer but not quite. It's been a long Spring this year and the flowers have often gone unremarked upon. but Summer is not yet here and our isolation must continue on for a while longer. In the spirit of the person bringing orange slices to halftime at the soccer game, Far Leaves wants to help charge everyone up for another bit of sustained effort to stay tough, and at home, as the pressures to congregate grow. It's also the very end of last year's tea supply before the new leaves come in from Asia; the ships are pulling into the Bay now! So, we've got yet another opportunity for you to get a deal on tea. Use Spring2020...
In the very south of China is the original home of the camillia sinensis plant. The big leaves and robust flavors from these trees have long inspired people to go to great lengths to acquire them. Donna has assembled an excellent collection of Yunnan's finest teas, both black and red.
As recognized so clearly by Kakuzo Okakura having tea is a worship of the imperfect. Teacups can be such a marvelous expression of this aesthetic and each unique cup provides ample opportunity to adore the beautiful among the sordid facts of everyday existence. We recently found some fantastic pieces in the tres chic lakeside town of Dali China. We've only put a few of them on the website so you'll have to come into the shop to see everything we found. Find an imperfect object to practice your empathy with whenever you sip from your favorite teacup.
We're not asking you to replace green tea with coffee forever — but sometimes, a little change can be a good thing.