Grateful Tea Mission
Love Some Tea and the Grateful Dead developed our partnership because we share similar values and core beliefs. We both believe in products that are sustainable, eco friendly, and that not only deliver a premium experience but also benefit others in need.
Grateful Teas are unique because they are grown and harvested by Hill Tribe Farmers in Northern Thailand. Although Thailand is not in the top 10 tea producing countries in the world, their teas are recognized as the highest quality, natural, and sustainable.
It is vitally important to both Love Some Tea and the Grateful Dead that not only are the teas of exceptional quality, but that the sales of the teas benefit communities in need. These teas were brought to the Hill Tribe Farmers by the former King as an alternative to growing opium poppies. Since the late 1980’s the Hill Tribe Farmers have had an alternative crop to help them live in their traditional lifestyles, and that crop is tea.
Both Love Some Tea and the Grateful Dead take pride that by marketing and selling these teas, we are making a significant impact on the Hill Tribe Farmers and their families. Our partners in Thailand ensure that the Hill Tribe Farmers are paid well above a living wage, and that we respect and honor the Hill Tribe traditions.
In addition to ensuring the Hill Tribes are treated equitably, we also share a common goal with the Grateful Dead to provide packaging that is 100% sustainable. Our packaging is completely recyclable, and we strive to ensure that we are not causing any harm to the natural environment in the way we create and sell Grateful Teas.
Love Some Tea and the Grateful Dead shares these common values, and we hope that you will not only enjoy the teas, but that you will be proud to know that your support of Grateful Teas is benefiting both the Hill Tribe Farmers and their Families, and Mother Earth.
Our Common Values
Support the Hill Tribe Farmers in Northern Thailand that make all products possible
Ensure all-natural products that protect and give back to the environment, aka ‘Plantation Free’ teas
Make sure all packaging is 100% sustainable and recyclable
Be a socially responsible company that treats our employees and partners fairly and equitably
Support and honor the Grateful Dead community and fans