Fertile Ground, Assam, India
THROUGH A PARTNERSHIP WITH FERTILE GROUND, WE SELL FAIRLY TRADED TEA FROM ASSAM, INDIA.
Fertile Ground‘s tea project in Assam has been raising awareness about sustainable agriculture and improving the living conditions of tea-workers since 2003. Profits from tea sales provide educational and technical support to small and mid-sized growers interested in moving to organic, fair trade tea production.
Assam is located in the far north eastern corner of India and provides about 75% of the country’s tea supply.
World Community’s loose leaf tea and tea bags are available at the following locations:
Edible Island Whole Foods, 477 6th Street, Courtenay
Seeds Natural Foods Market, 2733a Dunsmuir Ave., Cumberland
Merville General Store, 6635 North Island Highway, Merville
Global Village, 204 – 6750 North Island Highway, Nanaimo
Enjoy this short overview of Fertile Ground’s work with small tea growers and farmers in Assam, India, filmed at Adarsh Seuj Prakalpa, an organic training centre and demonstration garden located in Digboi, Assam. The centre was created in collaboration with Indian Oil Corporation (AOD) and the Rotary Club of Digboi, and funded in part by World Community Development Education Society, CIVA and other Fertile Ground donors. Filmed by UK filmmakers Tom and Amy Skelton.