Saturday, April 19, 2008

Schoolkids picking tea

The newspaper Mainichi Shinbun recently ran a story [in Japanese only] about a group of 60 middle-school students in Yame, Fukuoka, who went on a tea-picking field trip as part of a "comprehensive learning" class.

(In addition to tea, Yame is also known for its hina doll festival.)

Harvest time in Aso, where our tea hails from, starts in mid-May—later than in Yame because of Aso's higher elevation.

"You're not supposed to eat the leaves, silly."

—Mellow Monk

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