Hot Leaf Juice
By Barry Donnelly
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On this podcast we discuss tea and tea culture with a member of the tea community. We discuss not just tea but our personal experiences with tea, where its taken us, what we've learned, who we've met, art we've created, or businesses started. I hope you join me on Hot Leaf Juice!
||CleanTea and Mindful Living - Peter Christy||In this episode I have a conversation with the owner of Far Leaves tea house in Berkeley, CA Peter Christy. Far Leaves has been a brick and mortar tea space since 1998 and has introduced countless people to great tea. Peter discusses the intersection of||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThere is No Tea Pope - So Han Fan||With the return of the show for a second season we sit down with So Fan Han, founder of West China Tea Company and co-founder of the Guan Yin Tea House in Austin, TX. So Han has been teaching tea in person for many years now and is featured on a new You||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWho Buys Tea? A Conversation with Jeffrey McIntosh of Tea Book||This time we have a brief interview with Jeffry McIntosh, founder of teabook.co about business strategy, who drinks tea and what he thinks needs to be brought to the tea market to expand the tea industry and community. Jeffrey is a really knowledgable a||4/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDirect Tea Trade with Elyse Petersen of Tealet||In this episode we talk with Elyse Petersen of Tealet.com which is a wholesale "online farmer's market" that connects buyers with single-origin tea farms. Elyse and I talk about her love for tea and get a under the hood look at the tea trade and what sh||4/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlways Use Fresh Water with George Jaw||In this episode I talk about tea culture with George Jaw, the founder of the Las Vegas Tea Culture Institute. You can find them on Facebook under the group name "Las Vegas Tea Club". George is a fun and amazing guy who has a great foundational love and||3/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTea Farming With Taka Ino at Mauna Kea||In this episode we get to talk to Taka Ino, a tea farmer on the Big Island of Hawaii. Taka started farming on Hawaii ten years ago after going back to Japan to learn about how to make tea. He has a beautiful farm with plenty of other plants and uses nat||3/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPuerh Tea in a Dystopian Cyberpunk Future with Glen Bowers and Stasia Burrington||In this episode we talk with Glen Bowers of Crimson Lotus Tea and Stasia Burrington an Seattle area artist. Glen and Stasia collaborated on a series of puerh bricks that have her artwork on the wrapper. We talk about tea, art, China, and have multiple s||2/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Art of Tea with Taylor Drye the Mad Monk of San Diego||On this episode I chat with San Diego based tea sourcer Taylor Drye. Taylor and I talk about his company Mad Monk Tea, sustainable farming, and living and drinking tea with the seasons. Taylor has launched an amazing new website you have to check out at||2/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTea in Taiwan with Jason Chang of Teaful.co||In this episode I drink tea with Jason Chang the founder of Teaful.co a store that sells excellent tea from Taiwan and soon other parts of the world. We talk about how he got into tea, what tea farming is like in Taiwan, and how climate effects the tast||12/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExploring the World of Tea with Erin Wildman of Caravan Tea||In this episode I speak with Erin Wildman the founder of Caravan Tea, a online tea retail startup out of LA. Erin can be found at www.caravan-tea.com and on Instagram @caravanteaco. You can email any questions, comments, suggestions, or tea puns to me a||12/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Episode Zero" 2015 interview with The Jade Leaf||As promised here is the first tea audio project I did that helped inspire this podcast. Its an interview with Emilio Del Pozo and Spring of The Jade Leaf.com. Emilio is a tea vendor and wood fired potter based in Taiwan. I met Emilio at my old job at Le||12/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroduction||This is the introductory episode of Hot Leaf Juice. In this episode Barry talks briefly about what this podcast will be like, about himself and his history with tea.||12/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Lots of great info here
This is a very enjoyable and intelligent podcast. Excellent work!
A much-needed resource for the tea community; delightful listening. Thank you!