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The Tea is served: remarkable women

Grab a cup and meet the remarkable women that inspired our specialty teas. Join in the conversation as we develop new recipes and flavors based on these women and HERstories.


Ching Shih: Buddha Blend White

Ching Shih was one of the most badass pirates of all time.  In a ten-year span, Ching's "Red Flag Fleet", a pirate armada consisting of somewhere around four hundred Chinese twenty-gun junks and several thousand men, sailed up and down the coast of Imperial China...

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Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi: Rani Chai

"The most dangerous of all the rebel leaders." Manikarnika Tambe was born in November, 1928 in Varanasi India. 🕊She was only 4 when her mother died, and her father, a court advisor, was left to raise his children alone. 🏹 She learned horsemanship, archery, self...

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Rebecca Gratz: Rebecca’s Lullaby

With every need she saw, she formed a society to meet it.   Rebecca Gratz could not see the widows and orphans of the Revolutionary war without doing something to ease their suffering -- with every need she saw, she formed a society to meet it. She was a...

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Rose Fortune: Spicy Ginger Rose

Rose Fortune left no words behind - only actions. As a freed slave in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia she started a carting business, hauling luggage and freight with her wheelbarrow. She also offered a wake up service, and was soon the self appointed law of the wharf...

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Artemisia Gentileschi: Go For Baroque

Artemisia Gentileschi is the most renowned female painter of the baroque era, and only female follower of Caravaggio’s dramatic realism.   Still, Artemisia’s earliest paintings were all sold bearing her father’s signature. In spite of her successful career,...

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Ada Lovelace: Enchantress of Numbers

Ada Lovelace, the mathematician who wrote the earliest known algorithm. Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, commonly known as Ada Lovelace, was the daughter of the poet Lord Byron. 🎨🔬She was literally the daughter of art and science. 👾 Although her father, the...

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