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Wednesday Wisdom with Michelle & KC : Week 4 : Some questions to ponder....soil, organic cultivation & pests

Wednesday Wisdom with Michelle & KC : Week 4 : Some questions to ponder....soil, organic cultivation & pests

Welcome tea lovers to our next episode of Wednesday Wisdom.  What's it all about?  You can read more on the background to this blog in our first post but in short every week I come together for an hour of discussion with KC from Ambootia and then distill the points that interest me into a blog for you to read & enjoy.  I always start this blog by saying that in the tea world and indeed the wider world we are all students.  My aim in sharing these interests is not to be 'right' indeed in many cases I expect to return to these topics...

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Wednesday Wisdom with Michelle & KC : Week 3 : Withering & the development of flavour in tea

Wednesday Wisdom with Michelle & KC : Week 3 : Withering & the development of flavour in tea

.Welcome tea lovers to our next episode of Wednesday Wisdom.  What's it all about?  You can read more on the background to this blog in our first post but in short every week I come together for an hour of discussion with KC from Ambootia and then distill the points that interest me into a blog for you to read & enjoy.  I always start this blog by saying that in the tea world and indeed the wider world we are all students.  My aim in sharing these interests is not to be 'right' indeed in many cases I expect to...

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Wednesday Wisdom with Michelle & KC : Week 2 : Indian Tea Cultivation from beginnings to the modern day : A closer look at Darjeeling : A look at climate change impact & mitigation

Wednesday Wisdom with Michelle & KC : Week 2 : Indian Tea Cultivation from beginnings to the modern day : A closer look at Darjeeling : A look at climate change impact & mitigation

.Welcome tea lovers to our next episode of Wednesday Wisdom.  What's it all about?  You can read more on the background to this blog in our first post but in short every week I come together for an hour of discussion with KC from Ambootia and then distill the points that interest me into a blog for you to read & enjoy.  I always start this blog by saying that in the tea world and indeed the wider world we are all students.  My aim in sharing these interests is not to be 'right' indeed in many cases I expect to...

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Wednesday Wisdom with Michelle & KC : Week 1 : Getting to know each other : Tea in the time of COVID : Tea Plant resilience

Wednesday Wisdom with Michelle & KC : Week 1 : Getting to know each other : Tea in the time of COVID : Tea Plant resilience

Michelle Comins : Following my trip to Ambootia in 2018 I always loved receiving my copy of Krishnendu Chatterjee [KCs] ‘Maverick’ in my inbox every week - every issue packed full of thoughts on many aspects of agriculture & soil and always ending with ‘golden words of wisdom'.  Having had the good fortune to travel all over the tea world I’ve noticed myself growing more and more fascinated in organic & biodynamic agriculture.  So, during lockdown, I finally plucked up the courage to ask if KC would offer to share some of his wisdom with me every week.   He kindly accepted - so...

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Comins & Friends Podcast : Episode 1 Monday Tea & Meditation Michelle & Camille Gibson

Comins & Friends Podcast  : Episode 1 Monday Tea & Meditation Michelle & Camille Gibson

We meet so many interesting people through our life in #tea so we have decided to launch a simple podcast called Comins & Friends .  This is the space where 'Michelle Comins - co-founder of direct trade tea merchants Comins Tea invites friends & collaborators to  share their stories over a bowl of tea' Ahead of the release of our new Monday Tea & Meditation package next week you can listen to Michelle chatting to our long time friend and collaborator Camille Gibson about how they met, the place that tea & meditation holds in their lives and this exciting new collaboration...

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