Growing without pesticides as he becomes certified as an organic tea farmer, Osamu Ueda of Wacha Tea Garden offers an excellent spring sencha.
- Harvest: Summer / Autumn
- Cultivation & Processing Notes: No pesticides used.
Region: Wazuka-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Net weight: 10g (Yunomi packaging), 100g (Wacha Tea Garden packaging)
Storage: Store sealed airtight in cool, dry area avoiding sunlight.
About the Tea Farmer
Tea Farmer Osamu 'Sam' Ueda is a young tea farmer, and a very good friend of Kyoto Obubu Tea Plantations president Akihiro Kita. Sam is very interested in growing organically, and creating teas for the modern tea lover.
Name: Osamu 'Sam' Ueda, Wacha Tea Garden
Vendor Type: Individual tea farmer
Location: Minami Obayashi, Wazuka-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto 619-1202 Japan
Farm labor: It's just me right now, so I depend upon the community of farmers in Wazuka. We help each other out with farm work like harvesting that requires more than one person at once.
Weeding by hand to avoid using pesticides.