Tea as a Small Farm Crop on the California Coast

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Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

This presentation will review the small farm setting in coastal California and the potential for tea production and educational experiences around tea processing as alternative crop enterprises on coastal California small farms. High quality tea production has been demonstrated on coastal CA small farms and many alternatives exist to incorporate tea into small farm agritourism opportunities. Tea variety gardens, UPik tea processing, tea tasting, and tea ceremonies all could be viable options for an area with well-established diverse tourism experiences.