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As cold weather moves in, few things rival the act of warming up with a hot pot of tea. While we keep busy all year long providing fresh, origin direct loose leaf teas, fall and winter are undoubtedly the busiest times for us. Here’s news on what we’ve been working on at Rishi Tea.
Tastes of Origin gift sets are now available online and at select Whole Foods Stores nationwide.
A dream is realized! As inspiring as the formidable Mount Elgon and the coffee the farms that flank its slopes is the story of Mirembe Kawomera Cooperative in Mbale, Uganda.
"I brought the idea to my fellow friends, Muslims and Christians, and I said we should make a co-op selling our coffee but as well as spreading peace in the world. They were all so happy so we called it Mirembe, which means peace, Kawomera, which means that even our coffee must be of quality. Then we made that cooperative."