World Tea Expo
Pre-Conference: June 11-14, 2018
Conference & Expo: June 12-14, 2018
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall
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Hawaii a New Frontier for Tea Farmers

  • Wednesday, 06/14/2017: 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Room: N239
  • Session Number:  CS31

Description

Growing tea in a newly recreated bio- diverse native forest on the slope of Maura Loa volcano in Hawaii without the application of herbicides, pesticides and the monoculture use of clonal plant material.

Learning Objectives

The learning objectives are:
1) learn how to grow tea sustainably with no herbicides or pesticides
2) learn how to grow tea from seedstock, creating a vigorous crop and a complex tasting tea
3) learn guidelines for picking and processing an ultra premium whole leaf tea

Speakers

CAM MUIR

VICE PRESIDENT
BIG ISLAND TEA
Speaker

Eliah Halpenny

Grower
Big Island Tea