Current News

Open For Business!

2020-06-04T19:44:47+00:00 June 4th, 2020|

On June 1, 2020 we have opened the tea plantation for tours and tea sales.  We are glad to announce this as it has been rather quite down on the farm except for picking, processing and packing many pounds of fresh tea.  We are glad to again be open as we rather enjoy meeting people [...]

Yes, We Use Machenery.

2020-04-16T19:25:21+00:00 April 16th, 2020|

Yesterday we had 173 hits on this web site.  That is amazing because I don't even know 172 people but I am glad they are finding the Fairhope Tea Plantation interesting.  Also, everyday I get phone calls, emails and text from all over the USA, and a bit from around the world.  They are very [...]

Yellow Tea

2020-03-23T20:15:47+00:00 March 23rd, 2020|

This past October when Mr Weijin visited our farm he told me how to make yellow tea.  So I ran a batch.  Here you can see it compared to our black tea and there is quite a color difference as well as a taste difference.  It taste like white tea to me, very light and [...]

First Flush Baby-bud

2020-03-19T17:41:08+00:00 March 19th, 2020|

Isn't this pretty! This is the first batch of tea for 2020. I call it shade grown baby bud. It is very favorable and rather strong for shade grown. With global warming this has come a couple weeks early this year. I already have plucked another batch after this one with many more pickings to come. I am still sold out of tea and likely will not bag these early batches but save for special occasions, like when all our family comes over for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. All the bushes are budding out now and it will be soon I take the "NO TOURS TODAY" sign off my driveway. My neighbors think it is because of the COVID-19!