Scottish tea

EU Awards Grant to Scottish Tea Growers

Nine farmers in the British Isles, experiencing renewed interest in locally grown tea, successfully collaborated in seeking European rural development funds last month. The Tea Gardens of Scotland Group representing growers in Angus, Fife, and Perthshire Scotland were awarded £49,500 ($65,000) last month to meet the challenge of farming the crop in the chilly northern...

Innovative Scottish Tea Weathers Cold

SUMMARY: Agro innovations demonstrate that tea can be grown commercially in frosty Scotland. Tam O’Braan, founder of The Wee Tea Plantation planted his first tea saplings in 2011, just in time to weather the coldest Scottish winter in 200 years. It took more than a miracle for that initial planting to survive. The seedlings...