Healthy Planet Natural Living Expo Sunday 4/2 10am-4pm

Come see us this Sunday at the Annual Spring Expo…….

Dear Friends of The Healthy Planet,

We would like to invite you and your friends, family, clients, customers, etc. to our 33rd Natural Living Expo, Sunday, April 2 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Webster Groves Recreation Center, 33 East Glendale Road in Webster Groves, 63119. More than 70 vendors will be on hand offering goods and services that will help you live a healthier, happier and more sustainable life. Live music, plenty of food, wine and craft beer samples will be available as well as free health screenings and chair massages. There will be a drawing for a $600 getaway to Trout Lodge YMCA of the Ozarks as well as Amtrak train tickets. Hundreds of visitors will receive free Chipotle food cards and the first 500 visitors will receive free reusable tote bags.

You can print these tickets OR, just pull it up on your phone to show at check-in!!
HP Expo Tickets

Update 3/11/17

I apologize for not getting an email out to notify you that we will NOT be at the Tower Grove Farmers’ Market today.

Shop IS open regular hours (9am-5pm)

Come in and see our New Floor! IMG_20170223_122039

We are SOOO pleased with it, and the work of Brian at Champion Floor Company who did a great job with our rough and uneven concrete floor. The shop looks so much more like I’d always envisioned…..and could not have afforded without the continuous support of YOU, my regular customers and you sharing the word of mouth about our tiny shop.

Also got another tea rack, so we can (hopefully) make your shopping experience less overwhelming by spreading things out a little more.

In the tea flavors department:

Spring flavors: Cherry Sencha and Cherry Berry Tisane are back; Persian Plum Rose in stock through May-ish. Flavored matchas are back as well (Vanilla, Raspberry, and Blueberry) – save $ – make your own instead of paying Starbucks!   …. [I will be featuring a full range of matcha and other green teas at my class at Missouri Botanical Garden on Saturday morning 3/25 9-10:30am]

We’ve been out of Traveler’s Turmeric blend over the past week (waiting on our ginger shipment, hopefully this week). Also expecting delivery of chufa sedge (aka Tiger Nuts) so I can make new batch of Gwy-u Latte.

Look for new items offered at Tower Grove Market this summer too!

We are Grateful for your continued support!

6 Tea shopping Days….

6 remaining tea shopping days till Christmas….extra shopping hours this week:

Sunday 12/18/16 10am-5pm & Thurs 2pm-7pm, PLUS open till 7pm Tues, Wed, Fri; and 9am-4pm on Christmas Eve

Asian teaware, and tea brewing accessories for the tea lover on your list when you don’t know what they like! (Tea lovers on a budget rarely splurge on teaware for themselves – show them you care!)

Also – the Affordable Luxury of really fine, rare teas, like this Taiwanese Black:

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You may know Alfredo Lin best for his Zhushan Oolong, or his passion for organic farming (and tea songs). Whatever Alfredo does, he does with a lot of heart.

It’s no different with his newest project – crafting Ruby #18, Taiwan’s most famous black tea.

Alfredo has spent the last few years learning from Master Aones, the eccentric teamaster who popularized Ruby #18. He also converted a depleted, conventional tea field into a gorgeous, organic garden, full of healthy Ruby #18 cultivar plants. These tea plants are some of the most beautiful we’ve ever seen.

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Thanks to these happy, healthy plants, Alfredo’s “18 Ruby” is particularly striking and complex, with notes of cherry, sarsaparilla, and menthol. It’s a bit reminiscent of root beer floats and Cherry Coke… give it a try yourself!

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Also some old & new teas from our favorites: PT Harendong (Bhaozhong Green), Hariyali (Moonshine White & Amber Red), Satemwa Estate (Zomba Pearls and Steamed Green)

We sell in small quantities, making prized teas affordable for All…because Everyone Deserves to Enjoy Good Tea!

Another good reason to…..

Enjoy Tisano Cacao tea…..as if you needed one!

http://tisano.com/cocoa-tea-factor-tops-fluoride-at-deterring-decay/

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Tisano’s single origin Chocolate Tea is the first pure chocolate herbal tea made from the fibrous shell around the cacao bean.  This chocoholics dream come true contains the sweet aroma and rich taste of dark chocolate without the fat or calories, plus magnesium, potassium & vitamin D (that the bean does not have).

 

Butter Beer redux

Due to overwhelming popularity at The Book House book release party in July, we are bringing our version of “Butter Beer” back for Halloween weekend.

Saturday 10/29/16, from 4-8pm only, we will be offering hot or iced Butter Beer, and by request we will have a dairy-free version as well.

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“Butter Beer”

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October!

means Pumpkin Ginger Spice tea will soon be available again.

Tower Grove Farmers Market still going, but slowing down as other pumpkintea001
Autumn activities draw the crowds – (I will be on my own a couple of times)

Laumeier Park Harvest Festival on Sunday 10/16 11am-5pm

AND,

a NEW event:

Sunday 10/23/16 Afternoon Tea – Free Style, at Range Free Cafe in Columbia, MO (only 2hrs from St Louis) Seatings available at noon and 2pm. Reservations required, click on the artwork below to make yours! afternoon

St. Louis Scottish Games 9/23-9/24, 2016

Here Again – One of our favorite tea sharing events each year.

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Shakespeare in the Streets – Maplewood

We are excited to be in Maplewood, with this event just down the block from our shop!  It is such a novel and fun idea – and we look forward to learning more about our community via the tale they have created.  Shakespeare Festival St. Louis

shakespeareWe will be open extra hours for all the thirsty theater attendees – and you can take advantage of the extra hours as well.

Friday and Saturday evening the shop will be open till 8pm,

AND we will be open 4pm –  8pm on Sunday 9/18 (as well as serving/sampling teas at a booth right in the thick of things)

Come share in the fun.

Where we will be 9/3/16

While Mallory & Galen will be serving tea at Tower Grove Farmers’ Market this morning, Kateri we be down by the riverfront,  Sharing Good Healthy Teas with the gang from Yoga Buzz and Co.  It is a free event with lots of styles of yoga and other Well-Being resources. We hope you have some time to check it out.

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St. Louis World’s Fare & Heritage Festival

Returning this year, in the World’s Fair Pavilion of Forest Park!

New this year, is a Farmers’ Market area – which is where we will be this Sunday, 8/21/16 10am-5pm, Sharing Good Tea from across the globe.

Click here for more details about the event & a map

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