2020 Festival Vendors

Come visit the booths of these fine organizations at our 2020 festival.

We like to refer to B. Fuller's as a Modern Herbal Apothecary. Our mission is to foster a deeper understanding in people of the wonders of the plant kingdom through the use of Botanicals in Teas and Tisanes. The company was started four years ago here in Seattle, with a focus on three things: Quality, Sustainability, and Cup Worthiness. We believe that what makes us stand out as a company is our therapeutic herbal Tisane line, and this focus on not only the quality of flavor of the beverage, but on it's healing value to the customer is really key to who we are. Providing a pleasing esthetic experience as well as one with a deeper meaning is the simple goal

We are purveyors of fine Teas & Tisanes, both retail and wholesale. Our Tasting and Blending Laboratorium in Fremont is open for the public to come together, taste, talk and explore.

Come visit us at:
617 N. 36th St.
Seattle, WA 98103


Cha Fine Teas -

We started our loose-leaf tea shop in May 2013 and have not stopped learning about tea since. It's such a great community to be involved in and we absolutely love sharing information about tea with our customers. Come in anytime and talk tea with us. Or come to one of our classes to learn about the basics of loose-leaf tea. We'd also love to do a tea-tasting with you. Learn how to examine the dry leaf, wet leaf, and liquor and discover the intricacies of tea.

No matter why you stop by, we're happy to meet locals and visitors from out-of-town. Welcome to Chá Fine Teas, located in the amazing Pybus Public Market in the absolutely beautiful Wenatchee Valley.

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Chariteas is committing to sourcing tea from the road less traveled. One might say "what does tea from the road less traveled mean?".In our books we believe giving a platform to bespoke teas from origins and countries one doesn't hear about much.

Over the last 13 years, we continue to source tea directly from Indonesia, China, and Vietnam. In addition to sourcing, Chariteas believes in giving back. We are currently helping reforestation efforts in the Philippines and working with rainforest alliance tea growers. 

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Welcome to Chesser Roe. We source remarkable tea from around the world and handcraft our blends in small batches using fine herbs and spices. Each order is hand packed and carefully wrapped to honor both the remarkable tea inside, and you - our remarkable customers. Doing things the old way may take a little more time in our on-demand world, however we're confident you'll see (and taste!) that it's worth it. 

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Crimson Lotus Tea

Crimson Lotus Tea is a Seattle area puerh tea import and education company run by Glen Bowers, and his wife Dawa Lamu. Glen grew up in Seattle and was a total coffee geek until he found puerh. Lamu is a Tibetan born in the Himalayas and raised in Yunnan.

Puerh tea is the fuel that drives their passions; both literally and figuratively. They exclusively deal in puerh tea and gongfu style brewing accessories. They spent three months this Spring in Yunnan, China sourcing high quality puerh teas. They bring to the festival their amazing stories of tea hunting adventures, photographs of the people who produce these teas, excellent puerh tea, and beautiful tea wares.

They are located in Lynnwood, Washington, and can be reached online.


Two friends who have known each other for more than 30 years founded Effie's Homemade. Joan MacIsaac and Irene Costello began their partnership with their  first company, Ruby Chard Cooking Classes.

Whether teaching classes or creating wholesale crackers, crisps and biscuits, we have always believed that great flavors come from quality ingredients, simply prepared.

The inspiration for our company comes from Joan’s mom, Effie MacLellan, and her recipe for oatcakes. Effie grew up on a rural farm in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Like many traditional farmhouse recipes, we realized the uniqueness of oatcakes is in its honest and simple flavors. All of our products are based upon this premise as we rekindle old-fashioned and forgotten recipes.

Also inspiring us are memories of growing up in households where family time revolves around dinner and where company is always welcome. We cherish the time spent at the table sharing stories and laughter alongside homemade meals.

With this in mind we bring you Effie’s Homemade and our unique line of baked goods, always wholesome, always all-natural and always simply delicious.

Cheers!
Irene and Joan

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Elegant Lady Teapots 'n More - A taste of Elegance one sip at a time.

Teapots, creamer/sugar, Tea sets and accessories where it's a
         touch of elegance one sip at a time.
We have tea pots and tea accessories for all facets of afternoon tea for all budgets.  Delicate flowers and elegant designs to add a touch of sophistication to everyone's table.
I love tea and china sets and hope to give everyone the same experience.

Thank you, Dawna Wade


Come discover tea at Experience Tea® Studio!

In addition to 120 fabulous teas and herbal tisanes for purchase, we offer a full array of Tea Discovery Classes® to help you learn about tea! You can begin with our basic Tea Discovery Class and then enjoy focused tasting classes including: Matcha & Green Teas; Tasting the Oolong Spectrum; Tea & Chocolate Pairing, British Tea Traditions & History; Children's Tea & Etiquette and more! You can even create your own custom tea blend in our Tea Blending Workshops. Fun, taste and discovery for all ages!  We do presentations outside the Studio too--accommodating 50 or more people to taste and learn about tea.
For more information on our teas and classes-visit our website: www.experience-tea.com where you can watch a short video or shop online, or call Roberta at 206-406-9838.

Experience Tea® Studio
195 Front St. N., Issaquah, WA
Open Wed. through Sat. 12 to 6 PM; Sun. 12 to 4 PM.
Phone: 206-406-9838.
We have easy access from I-90 and free parking-come visit!

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Based in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, we specialize in single origin oolong teas sourced directly from farmers, roasters and collectors in Taiwan. We have high standards for what we carry in our shop because we are also serious tea lovers! If you are searching for better teas, we want to connect with you.

We also have a big focus on education. Our goal is to show local tea drinkers what is possible with a good cup of tea; to provide a bridge to the farmers and masters of Taiwan and help you see what they are seeing in a tea leaf.

You can also look up our podcast (just called Floating Leaves Tea) for a chance to virtually sit down in our shop and share a pot of tea!


Friends of Fire & Richard Brandt Studio

Friends of Fire is a wood-fired ceramic art collective with a mission to share and educate on our devotional practice of working with the elements. Our passion for working with clay and fire manifests as a community based, collaborative exercise that yields a variety of uniquely beautiful objects. These clay objects have been alchemically changed through the firing process, and are imbued with the energy of the fire as well as that of the firing crew. The wood-fire process is a prime example of what can be accomplished when a group of people come together to achieve a shared goal, and in doing so we all become a part of something that is larger than anyone of us. Through this we live in the heart of collaboration, and thus empower one another to achieve our collective goals as well as personal goals.

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Bringing Once in a Lifetime Japanese Products and Experiences to You- 

Ichigo Trading and Travel Company, provides an amazing selection of small batch, seasonal and specialty green teas from Kyushu, Japan, directly from generational tea producers, with convenient worldwide delivery. 

Delicate flavors, aromas and a variety of health benefits await from the most exceptional quality GyokuroKabusech, SenchaMatcha, as well as two less known but extraordinary types, Tamaryokucha and Kamairicha, a rare specialty tea from Kyushu.

Come take an exotic journey with us through Kyushu, and experience the story of Japan's third largest island, blessed with rich natural resources, a warm climate, and exceptional, seasonal teas. 


Japanese Green Tea Company (1-800-380-7030) sells authentic, healthy Japanese Matcha & Green Tea harvested in sugarcane soil.

Our tea is the Winner of the Global Tea Championship in 2017, 2018 & 2019.  Our tea has also won the Japanese National Tea Award in 1974, 1975, 1979 and 2010.

We believe that the best tea begins with high-quality dirt. Through the Chagusaba method, the farm carefully cultivates crops of thick grasses around their tea trees so that they provide added nutrients directly to the soil as a compostable blanket every winter. The farmers also collaborate with researchers from Shizuoka University to study soil and the impacts that its sweetness has on the taste of the tea it cultivates.

This labor-intensive process protects plant delicate roots while giving each tree the nutrition it needs to grow, ensuring that only the best leaves make it into their tea. This longer processing leads to a bolder flavor filled with the health-enhancing amino acid Theanine with smoother mouthfeel, and a subtle hint of sweetness and far less astringency.


The Japanese tea shop Jugetsudo was started in 1980 by Maruyama Nori, the nori (dried seaweed) merchant that was founded in 1854. More than 160 years of tradition and experience pursuing the highest quality ingredients along with the spirit of “Cha-Zen” promise an enjoyable fragrance of tea that will stimulate your senses while providing a sense of comfort.
Jugetsudo opened a tea shop in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés quarter of Paris in 2008. Our authentic Japanese tea has been well received among the people in Paris, the connoisseurs of good food.
Jugetsudo has just started reaching out to the customers in the U.S. The Portland Japanese Garden is now serving our tea at their newly opened tea room, called Umami Cafe and their gift shop also carries our products.

Jugetsudo means “the place from where one looks at the moon.” When we look at the moon, we become humble and truly appreciate its eternal beauty. Jugetsudo would like to offer the bounty of nature through our high-quality tea in a humble and honest way.

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Ever heard of PURPLE Tea?!? Come have a taste of Kenya’s new camellia sinensis Purple cultivar at the JusTea booth. Award winning taste and packaging, JusTea offers fair-trade and farmer-direct “teas with a story"
Our loose leaf tea tins come with a free hand-carved Kenyan tea spoon and we will also be offering our new, compostable refill pouches!

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“Desire to be a teahouse loved for a long time.”
For this reason, our employees have joined together with the growers, with “SINCER SERVICE” being our motto, for 130 years since establish. Selecting excellent tea from the “Kagoshima tea” grown in our warm climate, we blend and process the teas to offer a tea with a mellow but deep flavor.

Good raw material is not made in a day.
It’s possible because the producers spent many years managing the tea farm, starting with soil cultivation.
And our gratitude is immense for the generations of farmers who continued to cultivate tea, and the seniors in this day who are striving to further make the tea even more delicious.

Tradition means to pass along good things through the ages, and these good things will also change according to the times.
Kagoshima Seicha Co., Ltd. is one of the tea companies that have a long history. Its origins date back from over 130 years ago. -1881

And we will continue to make tea that is required by the times.
From the old days of eternity, tea has widely been enjoyed and drank because of the various precisely because there are various positive effects that tea has.
We would like to provide good and quality and comforting products that will heal the mind and body for a happy everyday life filled with tea.

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We're passionate about tea.

At LizzyKate tea shop in downtown Kirkland, you can experience quality hot tea, iced tea, tea lattes and kombucha on tap. Stay and enjoy your drinks in the colorful shop, or order to-go and stroll around downtown Kirkland. There is seating for singles or groups at tables and at the tea bar.

You can also shop for loose leaf tea, tea infusers, teapots & mugs and other tea accessories. Great gifts for others or yourself any time of the year!

On Friday and Saturday from 3-8 pm, drop in for a tea flight. Typically, there are pots of 4-5 types of tea. Once a month you can pair food with the tea flight. Past flights have included Tea + Chocolate, Tea + Cheese, Tea + Wagashi (Japanese mochi sweets), etc.

Visit us at: 115 Kirkland Ave, Kirkland, WA 98033

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Nepal Tea LLC is a social business venture of the Baskota family led by Nishchal Banskota, the youngest member in the family. It strives to market and promote Nepal's First Certified Organic Orthodox Tea from Kanchanjangha Tea Estate and Research Center (KTE-RC). Nepal Tea LLC believes in providing the best quality tea to tea drinkers around the world and it infallibly does so with the "Do Good to Others" motto and farmer's first approach, which is what distinguishes us from the numerous commercial tea wholesellers and retailers. 

We are also one of the very few companies which imports single origin tea directly from its Tea Estate in Nepal (KTE-RC), guaranteeing the quality and freshness of the tea while cutting the unwarranted middle-men benefiting the farmers.

Our organic teas are made from only the finest tips plucked from the Kanchanjangha Tea Estate. Some are blended with various herbs, spices fruits and flowers - a tea for every taste!

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Our Vision
Oregon Tea Traders is committed to satisfying our customers with high quality products and artisanal blends. We strive to promote health and prosperity through drinking tea. Fueled by a passion for social and environmental justice, we seek to provide customers as well as tea producers with a better life.

"Tea For A Better Today"
We believe in tea as a way of life. They should enhance your day, and provide whatever is needed. From a swift caffeine jolt to rustle you out of bed, to a calming herbal tea to wrap your hands around in the evening. Whatever your need, we want to be able to provide you with the best quality tea available.

Drink To Your Health
The health benefits of tea are numerous; the taste, amazing. And you know that with every sip you're supporting good wages for farmers, sustainable agriculture, and a small family-based business. That's something to drink to.

Quality of Loose Leaf
Grown in the world's finest tea gardens, our loose leaf teas are made from high-grade tea leaves that unfurl when brewed. The result is a superior tea drinking experience: layered, rich and smooth.

Sustainability
Farming appropriately in accordance with the environment and surrounding organisms is essential for continuing the productivity of our land. We seek farms with sustainable agricultural practices to ensure the future of the world's tea.

Organically Grown Ingredients
Farmers who grow organically take steps to nurture the soil and conserve water. They rely on natural farming techniques and avoid chemicals additives to encourage health and safe farms.

Fair Trade
Every cup of tea matters more than you think. Your everyday purchases, like your daily cup of tea, can help farmers get better prices to help support their families, and keep kids in school.


We are located in the Pike Place Market Historical District in upper Post Alley between Stewart and Virginia Streets.  Open since 1990, we pride ourselves on providing a wide selection of loose leaf tea, tea bags, and field-tested tea ware.  We love talking tea with newbies and enthusiasts alike.  Stop by and see what we're sampling out - happy sipping!


Plum Deluxe is very different from your typical online tea company: We're a community. Our goal is to help you make moments that matter – through tea time, mindfulness, and encouragement.

All of our organic, fair trade teas are hand-blended in small batches by a team of lovable weirdos in Portland, OR. Join our tea of the month club and get unique, delicious teas sent to your mailbox every month, then hop into our thriving Facebook group and sip a cuppa or two while making friends with tea lovers from around the world. We can't wait to meet you!

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We make an innovative & delicious collection of wellness latte blends with nourishing superfoods & adaptogenic ingredients. Every ingredient in every blend has a health benefit. We’ve spent years balancing the flavors & are devoted to using only pure, organic, consciously sourced & highest quality ingredients.

SAKU is owned & operated by two international couples from 3 different continents & our passion is sharing health & happiness!

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SEI MEE TEA believes quality green tea is one of the simplest things people can incorporate in their everyday life to enhance their wellness.

When people find joy and excitement in using quality green tea, people eat healthier and feel happier.

To bring joy, excitement, and health with green tea, we do 3 things every day: 1. Offer quality products, 2. Inform what genuine green teas are, and 3. Create new ideas to enjoy green tea “outside of the box”.

For us, green tea represents Japan: our extended family. It is important for us to offer the best and safest green tea to America, home of our family.

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Dedicated to fostering one of the oldest traditions in the world — the ancient art of tea — Tillerman Tea strives to introduce North America to authentic, producer direct, Taiwanese oolong tea and to inspire modern appreciation for this traditional beverage.

Every Tillerman tea tells a story; a story of passion for the soil, of dedication to the art and craft of growing and making tea. The stories our teas tell are unique, and each resonates with qualities brought to it by the dedicated growers and producers who create them.

These growers and producers are committed to sustainable, environmentally friendly agricultural practices that respect the Earth and the communities in which they live and work. They see themselves as stewards of the land and the tea bushes that grow on it. These people are special.


TOCHA Teas — A Delicious Difference You can Taste & Feel 

Only Certified Organic Ingredients - Our use of only certified organic ingredients helps ensure our teas and blends are pure and safe. It is not possible to wash tea before brewing, so it is important to make sure the ingredients are free from pesticides and other harmful chemicals before they reach the cup.

Honest, Pure Ingredients - No flavorings — neither artificial nor “natural.” Many brands add flavoring to their teas. TOCHA does not agree with this practice. We believe in honest ingredients. What you see is what you get — to taste, savor and feel! The fragrant botanicals we use add just the right amount of delectable aroma and flavor to every cup, showcasing what our wonderful nature can offer.

East Meets West - A Delicious, Holistic Way to Support Your Healthy Lifestyle - Our recipes draw ingredients from both the Eastern and Western hemispheres. Some of our ingredients are highly treasured and very popular in Asia, but less so in North America and other Western communities. For example, chrysanthemum flower blends are uncommon in the U.S. but quite popular in the East. We precision-blend these popular botanicals from diverse cultures to achieve inspiring flavors, fragrances and real-brewed-tea quality, providing you a daily holistic option for your healthy lifestyle.

Your Wellness In Mind - TOCHA has created a family of blends made from teas and botanicals valued for centuries for their diverse wellness-promoting benefits. Some of our blends are good for helping your fit-and-trim goals; some help to soothe and relax you after a rough day. Creating blends that taste great while supporting your daily wellness regimen is our focus and commitment.


Hailing from Nantou County, Taiwan, we are the Wang Family. We've been involved in the tea business for several generations. Now our youngest generation, comprised of the brother and sister team of Josh and Ivy, have decided to make our finest teas available to tea drinkers the world over. To do this, we work with our family and trusted friends to ensure that we can always offer the highest quality Taiwanese tea.

Whether it be a fresh high mountain oolong, a beautifully roasted oolong, or a fragrant Sun Moon Lake black tea, our goal is to always find tea that represents the best that Taiwan has to offer.

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Wendy Ann Creations

A Northwest artist, Wendy Morgan carefully handcrafts tea cozies, pot holders and more. Using a wide range of fabric her creations range from traditional to whimsically decorative patterns. Wonderful to own and great as gifts. Come and see her wide selection.

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Young Mountain Tea is working with local farmers to build the Kumaon tea region in the Indian Himalayas and introducing its teas to international markets.

We've partnered with the families leading Kumaon's tea revival to raise the quality of their teas, direct import the teas to the US, and build a market for these regionally-branded teas. One day, Kumaon will have the same global recognition as Darjeeling and be the first region to be built and owned by local communities. All of our teas are single origin, loose-leaf, unblended teas from India and Nepal."