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Online organic tea merchants?

sandrina Nov 13, 2006 10:27 PM

Anyone know of a reputable website where one can order organic, fair trade teas (including green tea). TIA!

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  1. Morton the Mousse RE: sandrina Nov 13, 2006 10:41 PM

    Most great tea is not Certified Organic. Teance is about as ethically and environmentally sound as tea gets. All their tea comes from small farmers who are paid a fair price. Their tea is incredible as well.


    1. sandrina RE: sandrina Nov 14, 2006 05:42 PM

      Thanks for the reply Morton. I was thinking that this would make a nice holiday gift for a friend who adheres strictly to organic and fair trade products.

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        Morton the Mousse RE: sandrina Nov 14, 2006 06:18 PM

        Read the FAQs on the Teance web site:


        The man is insane when it comes to tea. But his obsession is reflected in the quality of his products. I will never look at bagged teas in the same way again.

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        niki rothman RE: sandrina Nov 14, 2006 05:44 PM

        Republic of Tea has a catalog that I get and also, no doubt, a website. Some of their teas are fair trade and some are organic.

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          soupkitten RE: sandrina Nov 14, 2006 05:50 PM

          try frontier for organic fair trade tea
          love their irish breakfast, spearment, indian green, indian white, gunpowder. . . they also have org fair trade cocoa, & a grip of organic & conventional bulk spices. stuff is fresh, prices reasonable


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            vanillagrrl RE: sandrina Nov 14, 2006 06:09 PM


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              Leonardo RE: sandrina Jun 6, 2007 11:48 AM

              Tao of Tea here in Portland is Fair Trade Certified & carries many organic green teas!
              I've not ordered from their site, but have been to their shops & teahouses.

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