Author Archives: Peter Keen

Tea Opportunity for Florida Growers

Can tea become an alternative crop in Florida for its mainstay citrus crops? That’s the question that business owners and university researchers across Florida are pursuing—and seeing the possibilities. For generations, oranges and grapefruit have been the pride of the Sunshine State. But citrus greening—along with damage from hurricanes and other storms—has hit the...

10 Heroines of Tea History

Tea is so rich in history. You can find plenty of interesting books, articles, blogs and ads that bring it all to life. Look for them in the fiction, fantasy and codswallop categories. They all tell the stories of the three pivotal innovations that account for more than 80 percent of today’s tea market....