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A 5,000 Year Tradition

One amazing plant in over 3,000 varieties produces the second most consumed beverage on Earth – tea. Steeped in history, lore and tradition, tea is again becoming America’s favorite beverage. In this virtual class, explore how that single leaf, depending on where it’s grown, picked and processed, provides an endless selection of flavors. Learn how to make the perfect cup of tea and how to grow your own plant.

This is an online class conducted via Zoom.

Register Member $22

Register Non-Member $27

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Tea - A 5,000 Year Tradition with Mark Ragland

This class takes place during “tea time.”  Feel free to enjoy a cup of tea and some tea time goodies during this virtual class.

Mark Ragland

Mark Ragland is past chairman of the Virginia Commonwealth Unit of the Herb Society of America, an avid photographer, lifelong traveler and self-proclaimed foodie. Gardening since age 12, the gardens at his home in southern Virginia were featured on PBS and in Country Gardens. He presents regularly across Virginia on such topics as herbs, vegetables, garden design, photography and tea.