Yokota Blog: Unexpected snow in April

mariko

Shop Here for 2015 Shincha Tea Snow in Sayama region was recorded for the first time in the past 5 years. The newly grown buds seem to be freezing. We are just hoping that the temperature will not drop so low overnight.

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Morita Tea Garden Gallery

Ian

Photo gallery of the Morita Tea Garden in Sayama, Saitama, Japan. The Morita Tea Garden is a family owned farm based in the Sayama region, Saitama, Japan, operated by 10th generation tea farmer Fujiichi Morita, his wife, and his son.

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Yokota Tea Garden Gallery

Ian

5th generation tea farmer Yasuhiro Yokota is very excited to be able to share his Sayamacha tea with people around the world! Yunomi.us staff Mariko driving the tea tank (this kind of harvester used for flat fields feels like driving a tank)Your browser does not...

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The Morita Family

Ian

A new partner introduced to us by Obubu, the Morita family is an 11th generation tea farm. The son pictured to the above is currently in Wazuka doing his apprenticeship with Obubu president, Kita-san. Their region, Sayama is relatively close to Tokyo in Saitama prefecture....

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Shincha Update > Morita Tea Garden 4/18

Staff - Haruna

Sayamakaori Cultivar   Gokou Cultivar   Komakage Cultivar   Yabukita Cultivar

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2013 Shincha from Morita Tea Garden

Ian

SUPPLIER: Morita Tea Garden Farmer Fujiichi Morita blends Yabukita, Sayama-kaori, Fukumidori, Gokou, Komakage, Okumidori, Kanayamidori cultivars to create his tea products. 2013 First Flush Teas [products ids=”6911,7361,8056,8053″] 2012 First Flush Teas [products ids=”554,558,628″]

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Tea Picking at Oisakien’s Tea Farm

Staff - Haruna

Oisakien organizes tea picking events from the end of Apr until mid May. I, staff Haruna, participated in the event on Apr 29! Oisakien is a tea brand, so they don’t own tea farms. But they rent some tea farms that were abandoned because the...

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Kurihara Blog: Tea Tasting Contest at Yabemura

mariko

An annual tocha* 闘茶 event, tea tasting contest, at Yabemura. We have to guess the five kinds of tea from gyokuro and sencha green tea. The characters on the cards** used in Yabemura is 松竹梅鶴亀 (translated as pine 松, bamboo 竹, plum 梅, crane 鶴,...

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Kurihara Blog: Yuji Kurihara-san’s activity in teaching “tea”

mariko

I received a thank you letter from the 1st and 2nd grade students of Yabe Elementary School, where I held a “tea class”. ♪( ´ ▽ ` )ノ Tea leaves drawn on the cover page is by a girl in 2nd grade. (≧∇≦) I am...

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Kurihara Blog: Preparing the tea field

mariko

Time for spring fertilizer spreading. The wind is ice cold but such a beautiful weather!

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Kurihara Blog: Photo – Today’s tea field

mariko

Currently, the tea field is in the middle of cultivation.

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Kurihara Blog: Tea Field – Kurihara Heritage Gyokuro

Kurihara Tea Farm

Warm rain today. This will help grow the new tea buds. Here we go. I will enjoy making the Kurihara Heritage Gyokuro.

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