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The Story Behind Our Artwork

The Story Behind Our Artwork

While we spend enormous effort and focus on our tea blends, the Whidbey Tea packaging is definitely a major draw for all our customers.  Each blend has a unique totem animal representing the “soul” of that tea.  These animals have become so iconic, that many customers refer to their favorite blends not by their name, but by their animal. We have had a lot of questions about these animals and the Native American design.  We wanted to share how they came to be and about our dear family friend and Native American artist, Marvin E Oliver.  It was one of...

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Cocoa Cascara - Superfood Meets Tea!

Cocoa Cascara - Superfood Meets Tea!

As the days begin to grow shorter and with the holidays right around the corner, we know fall is here! I always enjoy welcoming the season with a nice cozy cup of tea. When the ground begins to disappear beneath orange and yellow leaves and the temperature drops, our body craves warmth and I have just the solution. Our Coco Cascara is a delectable blend that is a MUST have for those cool crisp mornings. This flavorful blend of cascara coffee cherry, chocolate, orange, and cinnamon will surely set the mood for all things FALL! On our last trip to...

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Hojicha Chai - the chai you didn’t know you needed in your life!

Hojicha Chai - the chai you didn’t know you needed in your life!

After many customer requests, we knew we needed to create a chai.  But, we wanted to come up with a chai that was a little more interesting than the others on the market.  Before working on chai blends, I told our Tea Master I first needed to cup Hojicha. 

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Russian Earl Grey Tea Cookies

Russian Earl Grey Tea Cookies

Every year since I can remember, I have baked Russian Tea Cookies (also called Mexican Wedding Cakes) for my Dad’s birthday.  They are his favorite. And he always asked for me to bring a cup of black tea for him to drink alongside his pile of powdered sugared butter balls.  

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