Novato (Marin County)
The Republic of Tea
5 Hamilton Landing, Suite 100
Whenever possible sources fair trade certified and certified organic tea, rooibos and herbs; Tea types include black, oolong, green, matcha green, white, herbal, rooibos, hibiscus, yerba mate, pu-erh & many flavored teas
Numi Organic Tea
1050 22nd Avenue
Hand-picked premium organic teas and herbs including green, black, white, oolong and pu-erh tea (ancient healing tea of China’s Yunnan province).
411 Valencia Street (location of tea bar)
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Organic, single origin and direct import teas including black, green, herbal, oolong, white, and pu-erh teas
163 St. Paul Street (Between Queen & James Streets)
St. Catharines (Ontario)
Over 200 types of loose leaf, organic teas including black, green, rooibos, oolong & chai
Store hours: Mon 12:00PM-4:00PM, Tues-Fri 10:00AM-5:30PM, Sat 10:30AM-4:00PM
131 Post Road East
Westport (Fairfield County)
Offers over a hundred pure and blended teas including green, white, oolong, black, pu-erh & herbal teas; maintains a vintage tea room; and offers workshops & demonstrations of traditional Japanese & Chinese tea ceremonies
Store hours: Mon-Sat 9:30AM-5:30PM
Dilmah Leaf Tea, www.dilmahtea.com, a producer owned tea brand is distributed in the United States by Unity Brands Group of Saint Augustine, Florida.
Dilmah tea is single origin tea made following traditional methods: handpicked and foil packed at the source in Sri Lanka, not a commodity tea. Sold in 92 countries, Dilmah has avoided middlemen by controlling its tea leaves from garden to cup and ensures that profits remain in Sri Lanka for distribution to workers and the tea community through a family charitable foundation.
Americus (Sumter County)
725 Spring Street
Coffee/tea house hours:Mon-Fri 7:00AM-5:30AM, Sat 8:00AM-1:00PM
All teas, grown organically and fair trade certified, include black, herbal, yerba maté, green & chai teas.
West Bridegewater (Plymouth County)
50 United Drive
Fair trade & organic teas from small farmer partners (not tea plantations) in India, Sri Lanka and South Africa including black, green and herbal teas.
1342 North Main Street, Suite 4
One of the largest catalogs of USDA certified organic teas, nearly three-quarters fair-trade certified, including black, green, white, oolong, pu-erh, rooibos and herbal teas. Some recently featured teas include organic Hawaii sweet roast green tea, organic hibiscus tea and organic Gyokuro green tea.
Hudson (Columbia County)
Verdigris Tea & Chocolate Bar
135 Warren Street
All teas, including green, chai, black, white, oolong, rooibos, mate & mate blends, and herbal, are imported from ethical, sustainable tea estates. (Growers are members of the Ethical Tea Partnership.)
Manhasset (Nassau County)
73 Plandome Road
Offers a wide selection of fair traded teas
Rosendale (Ulster County)
Immuneschein Tea Haus
446 Main Street
45 plus organic loose leaf teas and its unique ginger elixirs
Café hours (teas & baked goods): Fri, Sat & Sun 9:00AM-6:00PM
Schenectady (Schenectady County)
1708 Union Street
Over 125 varieties of organic loose leaf teas. All proceeds from the purchase of Diviinitea’s “Peace Teas” dedicated to fostering peace and healing on the planet.
Southampton (Suffolk County)
Plain-T, A Boutique Tea Company
97 Powell Avenue
Hand-selected & 100% hand-crafted whole leaf teas from tea gardens throughout China, Japan, Taiwan, India, Sri Lanka, South Africa including black, oolong, green, whie, pu-erh, herbal infusion & rooibos. Criteria for selection of suppliers include cultivation methods (no pesticides or chemicals used) & concern for maintaining “ideal work conditions.” Plain-t committed to betterment of the environment.
PO Box 28781
Full line of organic & fair trade black and green teas, as well as unique, handcrafted herbal blends prepared in small batches using only freshly dried organic herbs and spices.
CaryTown Teas (Patricia Guillouard Adams)
24-26 S Nansemond Street (Richmond Shopping Center)
Store hours: Mon-Fri 10:00AM-7:00PM, Sat 10:00AM-6:00PM, Sun 12:00PM-4:00PM
Partners with small family farms and tea estates from around the world to offer over 150 free trade and organic premium tea blends including black, oolong, green, white, pu-erh, & yerba mate teas.
Choice Organic Teas (a brand of Granum, Inc.)
600 South Branden Street
Firm belief in organics with a dedication to ensure the ethical treatment of workers who cultivate tea. Organic fair trade teas include over 50 types including classic green, classic black, darjeeling, Earl Grey, Irish breakfast, green Moroccan mint, and jasmine.