Leafy Green Tea

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chofmann
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Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:19 am

I met several farmers that produce very high quality matcha that all do this.

I asked several other farmers that produce "mid quality" matcha (more Usucha grade) and they generally said that ideally they wouldn't grind tencha for a few months, but they grind it to order and therefore grind it down whenever orders come in - If they were to sell out of 2018 matcha, they'd be grinding their 2019 tencha down much earlier than ideal to meet market demand.

The general consensus among the top farmers was that tencha is best to be ground around August / September, ~4 months after picking (~2 months from today).
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Victoria
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Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:38 pm

Thanks for clarification, so many processing nuances within each type.
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Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:51 pm

Leafy Green is super excited to announce that it will be opening a brick-and-mortar retail location, Ceremony, in Providence, RI in the next few weeks. The store will be located in the heart of Providence's busiest pedestrian area on Thayer Street, right in the middle of Brown University's campus.

Ceremony will be a blend of traditional and modern teahouses, featuring teas by the cup to-go as well as sit-down tea service (gaiwan, yixing, Koicha, Hohin, etc.) and a boozeless tea bar serving tea-based mocktails.

We are very excited for the opportunity to bring real, quality teas to a large audience and continue to spread the joys of tea.

If you're in the area, definitely stop by to check us out once we open. We are also hiring for those wanting to work with tea!
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Thu Sep 12, 2019 4:59 pm

Congratulations @chofmann exciting news 🌞🍃
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