Impressions of a Japanese Tea Farm

Mountain Top Green Tea Farm

posted by softypapa

This 80 year old tea farmer has been caring for his farm for 60 years. Just like with the American family owned farms, the younger generation have no interest in staying on the farm. Soon this farm will become over-grown and another tea farm will be abandoned.

Abandoned Green Tea Field

posted by softypapa

More and more small family owned tea farms are abandoned due to lack of interest in the younger generation. In a year these once pristine rolls of tea bushes will be reclaimed by nature and these special teas will be lost forever.