Bigelow Tea’s Charleston Tea Plantation was featured by Peter Greenberg, TODAY Travel Detective. The Plantation was noted among other important landmarks in Charleston. In his piece of July 25, 2007, Touring the history, old charm of Charleston, Greenberg remarks that the 127-acre plantation, containing hundreds of thousands of tea bushes, is the only if its kind operational in the country. Tours are available Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday noon-4 p.m. For more information go to the Charleston Tea Plantation category here or on our website, www.bigelowtea.com.
Make Charleston a destination this summer and learn more about tea and its history.
For me, leafing through a recently-released compendium of teas with many first-flush single-origin varieties is akin to salivating over those luscious photos of vegetables in a seed-seller’s catalogue: Each entry promising something new, summoning a hopeful if guarded belief in Nature and the growing conditions of my garden. What will the … Continue reading