Yokota Blog: Teaching elementary students on tea

mariko

An event called “T-1 (tea-one) Grand Prix in Sayama”, a competition among elementary school children, will be held on March 8, 2015. Children came to learn about tea before the event. As a cooperating store of the event, we taught them about the “competition on...

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Yokota Blog: Sayamacha participating at NHK event this weekend

mariko

On March 7 (Sat) and 8 (Sun), there will be an event held near the NHK Hall in Shibuya, Tokyo. This event is to support the recovery of the Great Tohoku Earthquake 4 years ago. Yokota Tea Farm will have their booth at the event,...

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Yokota Blog: “T-1 Grand Prix in Sayama”

mariko

“The 2nd T-1 Grand Prix in Sayama” was held on March 8, 2015. T-1 Grand Prix is a competition for elementary students held in various places to decide the tea champion. The contents are: Cha-llenge 1 (茶レンジ1, cha 茶 meaning tea) – quiz on tea...

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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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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 41st Auction of Kanto Region Tea Competition

Staff - Haruna

On September 26th, the Kanto Block Tea Exhibit and Auction was held in Iruma city. What is this auction exactly? Well first, tea producers within the Kanto block (all prefectures north of Shizuoka) submit their finest products. Then these products are judged and ranked on...

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Sayama’s snow-covered tea fields

Ian

FROM FEB 5th: Good morning. Yesterday’s snowfall remains in Sayama. Please be careful of where you walk if you are leaving the house today. Today is Smiles Day (the words for 2 and 5 can be pronounced “nico” which is a word used for “smile”)...

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A beautiful tea morning in Sayama

Ian

A beautiful #tea field photo this morning from farmer Yokota-san in Saitama. Buy Sayamacha from Yokota-san We’ve been having freak weather lately with hail coming down in northern Tokyo. http://youtu.be/Vs6UjY2tfvk

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Yokota Tea Field Today

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Yokota Blog: harvesting and processing shincha 2015

mariko

At Yokota Tea Farm, shincha harvesting has officially begun. Take a look at today’s shincha that’s been processed at the factory.

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Yokota Blog: All clean and ready

mariko

Shop Here for 2015 Shincha Tea We finished cleaning the aracha tea processing facility. All we have to do now is to wait for the tea buds to grow…

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Yokota Blog: Small guest in our tea factory

mariko

Where did you come from? Did you come along with the harvested tea?

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