Supporting Sustainability in the Tea Industry

Day & Time: 
Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Tea production has become a difficult undertaking as profit margins, labor issues, and environmental degradation becomes larger challenges. The growing popularity of tea in the US is an opportunity for economic development, but there is much more the consumer can do to support sustainability. The first step is to demand transparency and support   tea that you can believe in. By the end of this presentation you will:

  • Understand the current environmental and economic conditions of the global tea industry
  • Know what questions to ask a tea vendor to ensure transparency and direct trade
  • Contribute positively towards the sustainability of the tea industry