2019 LECTURES - Saturday, Oct. 19th

All lectures are free with general admission.

please note space is limited. SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

SETTING AN ELEGANT CHINESE TEA TABLE

Saturday, OCTOBER 19TH, 11:30am-12:30pm

DR. SALLY WEI, Tzu Chi Foundation

It is often said that the Gong Fu Style of brewing is the preferred method to taste fine teas. However, the equipment involved and the perceived complexity of preparation often intimidates many tea lovers. Come and learn how to easily prepare an elegant Chinese tea table setting step-by-step. When done with this method, you will see how easy it is to arrange the necessary utensils and create a simple yet effective atmosphere for “Gong Fu” style tea!

AN INTRO TO COFFEE LEAF TEAS

Saturday, OCTOBER 19TH, 1-2pm

Arnaud Petitvallet, wize monkey

Join Arnaud for a full introduction on coffee leaf teas. Hear about its historic use in Ethiopia and Indonesia along with its rediscovered health benefits in the 2010s. The different production methods for this tea are able to yield completely different tastes, just like in traditional tea production. Finally, learn about the social impact of coffee leaf teas and how it helps support coffee communities with additional off-season income, job creation and added value that can impact 25 million farmers in the world.

LIVING WITH LIVING TEA: HOW PUER TEAS MAY IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH

Saturday, OCTOBER 19TH, 2:30-3:30pm

LARRY CHIN, PURE PUER TEA

Drawing on thirteen years of experience, and from serving thousands of people from around the world, this is a unique insight into the health benefits of puer tea, presented by Larry Chin, Co-owner, Pure Puer Tea. Learn why drinking high quality puer tea may be one of the best investments in your health that you can make.

5 EASY WAYS TO ADD TURMERIC TO YOUR DIET

Saturday, OCTOBER 19TH, 4-5pm

Prashant Dube, turmeric TEAs

Turmeric, the golden spice, has gained a lot of popularity in recent years because of its medicinal properties. Join us and learn all about the benefits of turmeric and how you can add it to your diet. Indian culture has been using the spice for centuries — more for its health benefits than for its taste — by hiding it underneath other flavorful spices. But, you don’t have to eat a curry every day to get your golden spice.