What Is Organic and Fair Trade Tea and Coffee?

fair trade image by nyoin

fair trade image by nyoin

© 2013 Shanna Lea

People drink tea the world over, but many do not realize that tea is grown in developing countries on tea plantations.  These crops are sprayed with chemicals and pesticides and the workers that harvest these crops for us are exposed to these dangerous chemicals.  They are also paid very little for the hard work they do in harvesting a drink many of us take for granted each day. Continue reading