The Way of Tea and Justice Book + Moringa Tea
The Way of Tea and Justice Book + Moringa Tea

The Way of Tea and Justice Book + Moringa Tea

Sale price$30

By Becca Stevens

While tea has helped usher in economic and spiritual growth in its 3,500 year history, it has also been part of the oppression of women. It’s tied to the mission of Thistle Farms through the stories of the oldest forms of human trafficking, trading of opiates in China, and sexual violence in the fields of India.

But tea has a noble story too, as its rituals and symbolism are great companions for cultivating justice. Whether being dumped into a harbor, served by Gandhi as he negotiated freedom, or fundraising for the Women’s Suffrage Movement, tea has played a part in every revolution since the 1700s. Tea creates an environment of rituals, offering dignity and creating dialogue.

As you read, enjoy a cup of Pure Moringa Tea, grown and harvested by women survivors in Mexico working to end the cycle of violence and vulnerability of generational poverty. Deeply healing and nourishing, Moringa is filled with proteins, antioxidants and vitamins. May it sustain and strengthen us for the work that lays ahead.

Meet the Artisans

Moringa Madres

Country
Mexico
Demographic
Extreme Poverty

Moringa is known worldwide for its astounding health benefits, but is becoming newly popularized in Western culture. Moringa Madres (spanish for "mother"), is a social justice enterprise employing survivors who grow, harvest and sell the nutrient-rich leaf to gain economic freedom for their families.

Each purchase of Moringa Madres tea provides financial empowerement and independence for women, in addition to incredible health benefits for your body and soul!

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More than fair

Global Shared Trade

Our "Friendship First" model puts women artisans at the center of the value chain. We purchase directly from our partners, cutting out the middle man to ensure the maximum inIvestment inI their community programming, as well as ours.

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