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Guest blogs from tea farmers & tea experts

  • Sakura photos by Yuji Kurihara

    (Left) Sakura petals have fallen due to the rain, but the petals on the ground created a beautiful artwork. (Right) Sakura petals floating on the water. The post Sakura photos...

  • PHOTO: Kurihara Tea Field in Snow 2014

    Akio Kurihara-san shared a photo of snow covered tea field. The post PHOTO: Kurihara Tea Field in Snow 2014 appeared first on YUNOMI.

  • Kurihara Blog: Yametsuhime Shrine

    Yametsuhime* Shrine 八女津媛神社 is where the name yame** 八女 comes from. The shrine was rebuild in 1988 due to a damage from rockfall but before that this is what the...

  • Autumn leaves and tea fields

    Says tea farmer Yuji Kurihara: they haven’t met in a year but on their reunion the fall leaves and the tea fields rejoice (=´∀`)人(´∀`=) The post Autumn leaves and tea...

  • Akio Kurihara-san shares a photo of tea field undergoing restoration

    茶畑再生プロジェクト。 今日は曇り空で風が強く肌寒い。でもこの山からの景色を見ると晴れやかな気分になりました。 頑張りましょう。一歩ずつ。 Tea field restoration project. Today was cloudy, very windy, and chilly. But this view from the mountain brightened me up. Let’s work hard. Step by step. The...

  • Yokota Blog: harvesting and processing shincha 2015

    At Yokota Tea Farm, shincha harvesting has officially begun. Take a look at today’s shincha that’s been processed at the factory. The post Yokota Blog: harvesting and processing shincha 2015...

  • Obubu on NHK World TV

    Obubu Tea Farm was featured in NHK World Newsline!! ◆See video from link below: NHK World News ◆Learn more about Obubu and their products: Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms The post...