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Book Review: Puer Tea

Puer Tea Zhang, Jinghong University of Washington Press, 2013 I had heard about and occasionally tasted puer tea (also pu-erh), but I was interested in learning more about it, particularly after having had a very good one while recently in … Continue reading

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Through the Camera: Multicropping in a tea garden

Multiple crops being grown between the rows of tea bushes in a tea garden near Longjin village.  

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Book Review: Water and the California Dream

Water and the California Dream Carle, David Counterpoint, 2016 What were the odds – I drive 1500 miles from the California desert to combine getting out of the dry desert summer with a pilgrimage to Elliott Bay Books in Seattle, … Continue reading

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Book Review – Gardens of New Spain

Gardens of New Spain Dunmire, William University of Texas Press, Austin, 2004 This book jumped out at me in the giftshop of the Tucamacori National Historic Park near Tubac, Arizona after I had been meandering through the garden and orchard. … Continue reading

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Book Review – Enduring Seeds

Enduring Seeds Nabhan, Gary Paul University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 1989 There is a non-profit seed store in Tucson, the retail arm of the Native Seeds/SEARCH organization, and having stumbled into it I found I really liked their approach and … Continue reading

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