Many children love tea, especially if it’s something they’ve grown up drinking. However, it’s never too late to introduce your kids to the world of tea. These time-tested, kid-approved teas are regularly requested by the children in our community, both at our shop and the Westport Farmer’s Market. Learn more about the taste and benefits of these wonderful teas for kids.Read More›
As the summer sun continues to shine and the summer squash in our gardens becomes overly abundant, we find ourselves in a special time of the year. In the Chinese system, late summer, or sometimes called Indian summer, is a brief but important time. Each one of the seasons is associated with an element and the late summer season is associated with the Earth Element. Late summer is a time to celebrate the beginning of the harvest and the richness of the earth’s bounties as we prepare for the autumn. As this is a transition period, it is very important to stay centered in one’s self and grounded to the earth.Read More›
On a sizzling day last week, we created this easy and refreshing recipe for dairy-free Thai iced tea. It’s a healthier twist to traditional Thai iced tea, using coconut milk instead of condensed milk and raw honey or organic agave nectar instead of sugar. It’s also chemical free. You might notice the color of our Thai iced tea is not as red or orange as the tea you might order at a restaurant. That’s because the vibrant color we’ve grown familiar is a product of artificial food dye.
Coconut, consumed in moderation, is a good source ofRead More›