Matcha Alternatives Tea Science Lifestyle Blog

The Matcha Alternatives Blog

~ Infuse your life with tea! ~

A fully referenced, anti-pseudoscience exploration into the glorious world of tea science. We publish once per week, with posts ranging from cool tea science to delicious recipes to how to have fun with tea!

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1. Tea Science & Wellness

2. Tea Spotlights

3. Food & Drink Recipes

4. Tea Lifestyle

5. Antioxidant Series

6. Going Carbon Positive Series

Where does your water for brewing your tea come from? What water rights issues should you be aware of? I look at 3 case studies: Indigenous water rights issues in Canada, international water disputes over the Colorado River in the US and Mexico, and Flint Michigan’s water poisoning crisis. Plus, a full list of what you can you do about it so you can steep your tea with peace of mind.
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Where does your water for brewing your tea come from? What water rights issues should you be aware of? I look at 3 case studies: Indigenous water rights issues in Canada, international water disputes over the Colorado River in the US and Mexico, and Flint Michigan’s water poisoning crisis. Plus, a full list of what you can you do about it so you can steep your tea with peace of mind.
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What was tea culture like in 19th century England? Who drank tea and why? And why were tea parties so important in the Victorian age? Explore with Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice and Charles Dickens' Great Expectations the history of tea in 1800s Great Britain with examples of the classic tea scenes we know and love!
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What was tea culture like in 19th century England? Who drank tea and why? And why were tea parties so important in the Victorian age? Explore with Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice and Charles Dickens' Great Expectations the history of tea in 1800s Great Britain with examples of the classic tea scenes we know and love!
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As a carbon offsetting teashop, we want to spread the word about how to best deal with our carbon footprints, especially in the world of tea. After our last blog about offsetting methods, learn how to think critically about environmental restoration, community outreach and direct air capture for CO2 reduction.
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As a carbon offsetting teashop, we want to spread the word about how to best deal with our carbon footprints, especially in the world of tea. After our last blog about offsetting methods, learn how to think critically about environmental restoration, community outreach and direct air capture for CO2 reduction.
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A deep dive into the 5 main types of carbon offsetting, from reforestation to direct air capture to wetlands. How much carbon does each offset type capture? What are the main carbon offset programs and how do you choose? Plus, why our tea shop is helping small businesses reduce their carbon footprint!
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A deep dive into the 5 main types of carbon offsetting, from reforestation to direct air capture to wetlands. How much carbon does each offset type capture? What are the main carbon offset programs and how do you choose? Plus, why our tea shop is helping small businesses reduce their carbon footprint!
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We are guests on the Quali-Tea Time Podcast! Listen to learn about our travels and origins, our teas, and our mission to become the world's first carbon positive tea shop. In 2021, we are going to not only offset our footprint, but actually have negative carbon emissions. Join us for tea, climate change talk and more!

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We are guests on the Quali-Tea Time Podcast! Listen to learn about our travels and origins, our teas, and our mission to become the world's first carbon positive tea shop. In 2021, we are going to not only offset our footprint, but actually have negative carbon emissions. Join us for tea, climate change talk and more!

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