Hooray for ‘Hot Tea’ Month

Hooray for ‘Hot Tea’ Month

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Tea is a blissful ritual no matter what time of the day. To start 2020 in a delightful way, celebrate Hot Tea month!

Top 10 Best Sellers of 2019

Top 10 Best Sellers of 2019

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We count down the top 10 Harney best-selling teas from 2019 including some old favorites and delicious newcomers.
Teafluencer: Melanie Traylor

Teafluencer: Melanie Traylor

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Our December Teafluencer is Melanie Traylor, a quilt maker and entrepreneur. Read about Melanie and her passion for quilts and tea. 


Fine Literature, Film & Tea Meet in Little Women Orchard House Blend

Fine Literature, Film & Tea Meet in Little Women Orchard House Blend

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Movie go-ers and bookworms, rejoice! The end of 2019 calls for a great celebration along with the holiday festivities. Little Women, Louisa May Alcott’s beloved novel from 1868, is being illustrated for the big screen.
Chinese Tea Traditions

Chinese Tea Traditions

8 min read

Read about Chinese tea traditions where tea has been an integral part of the culture for centuries, and learn how to host a Chinese tea ceremony.

24 Hours of Tea

24 Hours of Tea

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There’s never a wrong time for a cup of tea! From caffeinated teas to decaf teas, learn how different types of tea can power you from morning to, well, morning!


Teafluencer: Hayley Solano

Teafluencer: Hayley Solano

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Our November Teafluencer is Hayley Solano, a social media strategist, content creator and singer-songwriter. Read about Hayley’s magical world. 

Milk in Tea

Milk in Tea

4 min read

Whether you take milk in your tea or not, discover the history of milky tea and learn about the long-standing debate of whether milk goes in the cup first or tea does. Read about milk teas around the world and discover recipes.
Tea Like the Brits

Tea Like the Brits

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Drink tea like the British monarchy with these tips on a beloved British tradition, the afternoon tea ceremony. Learn the history of this national institution and discover how you can create your very own.

Teafluencer: Chantal Larocque

Teafluencer: Chantal Larocque

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Our October Teafluencer is Chantal Larocque, a paper flower artist, author and owner of Paper and Peony. Chantal’s work runs from mini paper flowers to jaw-dropping wall-sized blossoms. Read about Chantal, who turns to tea for her afternoon forget-me-not pick-me-up. 

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), an annual international campaign organized by major breast cancer charities to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its origin, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care. 
DIY Fall Tea Tin Lanterns

DIY Fall Tea Tin Lanterns

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Here’s a perfect, inexpensive and easy fall decorating idea: making lanterns out of empty Harney tea tins. Our step-by-step instructions are easy to follow and make the perfect fall decoration.


Nylon Sachets - Update

Nylon Sachets - Update

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About a week has past since the report came out about petroleum particles. Here is what we have done:
Does Tea Go Stale?

Does Tea Go Stale?

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Uncertain about the best ways to store tea? Discover the do’s and don’ts of proper tea storage to keep your Harney tea as fresh as the day it was packaged.

New Mcgill Study on Plastic Teabags

New Mcgill Study on Plastic Teabags

1 min read

We are aware of the new McGill study and working with the Canadian Tea Association to investigate the claim. Read on for our statement. 

Japanese Tea Ceremony

Japanese Tea Ceremony

4 min read

One of the most famous ceremonies in the world, the Japanese tea ceremony is a complex ritual rich with meaning and tradition. Learn about its history and what makes a Japanese tea ceremony special.

Tea'd Up for Success - Impromptu Interview

Tea'd Up for Success - Impromptu Interview

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I was enjoying Labor Day weekend and trying to get my garden under control. Then I took a quick break to say hello to my wife Brigitte at the Tea Shop in Millerton, NY. She told me there were some interesting people that wanted to interview me. Richard Fertig of Short Term Rental University started asking me fun questions, and here are the results.
Teafluencer: Marianne Tolosa

Teafluencer: Marianne Tolosa

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Marianne Tolosa is a potter from northern Virginia and owner of White Peach Pottery. She finds inspiration for her art all around her and feels that tea connects people in a unique way. Read about Marianne, our September Teafluencer.


Best Teas to Drink in the Fall

Best Teas to Drink in the Fall

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Tea and fall--we think they’re a match made in heaven. Whether you’re a pumpkin spice fan, apples are your thing, or you can’t get enough cinnamon, we’ve got a perfect tea to help you celebrate fall.
Loose Leaf, Sachet or Tea Bag?

Loose Leaf, Sachet or Tea Bag?

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Learn the difference between brewing loose leaf tea, tea in sachets and tea bags and how they impact your tea-drinking experience.
What Is Fair Trade?

What Is Fair Trade?

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Harney & Sons Tea is proud to support Fair Trade Certified farmers and products, and here’s why. Learn more about what Fair Trade Certified means.