As we entered the gardens, the first thing I received was my own hat and basket. “You have a long day ahead,” said Rebecca to me with a laugh as she pointed us to the bushes. Floral ladies everywhere, with small razors at the tip of their index fingers surrounded us, quickly picking the best leaves possible in their designated sections.
When Lorraine and I first arrived in Taiwan, we were so excited, we were filming and photographing everything. We were ready to engulf ourselves in all of what the tea culture had to offer us, and we did. At first, we had no idea what we would be doing, since our entire itinerary was in […]
Jodet is one of our busiest Tea Ambassadors! She’s the leader of Samovar Hayes Valley, an MBA student, and a writer. How does tea fit into this full life? Jodet drinks tea to energize her when she needs it… and to relax and slow her down when that is in order.
Jodet, one of our esteemed leaders recently put together her thoughts on her 2008 learnings at Samovar. They were so amazing, we had to share them!
“Work is love made visible. Everything else is secondary.”