Sep. 8th, 2018

Our Partnership with the National Forest Foun...


“Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.” The 32nd president of the United States, Franklin Delano Rosevelt, is known to have expressed his love of forests, as illustrated in the above quote. If this nature-respecting statesman were alive today, how would he view what’s happening

Written By Dina McQueen
Aug. 22nd, 2018

The Natural Flavoring Cover-Up


According to Casey Seidenberg, co-founder of Nourish Schools, LLC, because the FDA does not regulate terminology, when food labels read “all natural,” it’s meaningless. So, when you see "Natural Flavoring," you might think it's okay, even though it's not. That’s the bad news. However, the good news is that with a little commitment to learning how

Written By Dina McQueen
Aug. 5th, 2016

Steep History: Saffron Tea


Our Steep History articles have often ranged in subject from much-loved teas to more obscure herbal curiosities. Today’s subject is literally one for the ages: saffron, the most prized spice in the world, leading to our sublime tea: Saffron Green Tea. Spanning thousands of years and numerous cultures, the history of saffron could easily fill a

Written By Haylee Meyers
Jul. 12th, 2016

Buddha Teas Blend Breakdown: Zen Cleanse


Today we’re taking a look at the perfect tea for a fresh summer detox: Zen Cleanse. With eight herbal ingredients at your disposal, the Zen Cleanse blend is a powerful go-to detoxifier. We’ll take you through each blend and the ingredients that make them so beneficial.

Written By Haylee Meyers
Jun. 25th, 2016

Steep History: Gunpowder Green Tea


Many green teas carry intriguing and imaginative names, like “dragon well”, “matcha” and “gyokuro”. There is, however, one green tea that seems to break the mold: Gunpowder. How did this tea get its baffling name, and why does it seem to be popular in spite of that? Steep a cup for yourself and sit down with us as we unravel the mystery of gunpowder tea.

Written By Haylee Meyers
Jun. 10th, 2016

Which is Better: Tea Bags or Loose-Leaf Tea?


The lines have been drawn. You must choose where you stand: Tea bags, or loose-leaf? Today, we’ll take you through the ins and outs of this epic struggle.

Written By Haylee Meyers
Apr. 14th, 2016

5 Unexpected Health Benefits of Dandelion Tea


Want to find out what that ‘pesky garden weed’ is actually worth? Dandelions have been a cornerstone of herbal medicine for centuries, and now modern science is backing this up. Here are the top five unexpected benefits of drinking dandelion tea!

Written By Haylee Meyers
Apr. 6th, 2016

Steep History: Assam Black Tea


Welcome to another edition of our Steep History series! Today’s article takes us through a three-minute history of Assam tea, a tea that’s fun to say and even more fun to drink. Come take a closer look at one of India’s treasures, and see how it came to be.

Written By Haylee Meyers
Mar. 31st, 2016

Matcha Madness: Matcha Mixing Methods


Now you’ve got some matcha of your own, and you’re ready to enjoy it. But how do you do that, exactly? Before you’re tempted to give up, don’t stress! We’ll cover the various matcha mixing methods, from the traditional to the quick and dirty. Read on and see which one suits you best!

Written By Haylee Meyers
Mar. 23rd, 2016

Matcha Madness: 5 Traits of Quality Matcha


The truth is that not all matcha is created equal. News to you? Don’t worry – today’s Matcha Madness article boils down the top traits of matcha, and will teach you what to look for and what to avoid.

Written By Haylee Meyers