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Uths about tea's darker violent history She offers moving reflections of the meaning of tea in our lives plus recipes for tea blends that readers can make themselves In this journey of triumph for impoverished tea laborers hope for café workers and insight into the history of tea Becca sets out to defy the odds and prove that love is the most powerful force for transformation on earth I was very bored reading this book I understand that I'm not the target audience as a pagan enby teen but I feel like a book like this should not have a target audience? It was also just very repetitive so idk Very boring

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The Way of Tea and Justice Rescuing the World's Favorite Beverage from Its Violent HistoryWhat started as an impossible dream to build a café that employs women recovering from prostitution and addiction is helping to fuel an astonishing movement to bring freedom and fair wages to women producers worldwide where tea and trafficking are linked by oppression and the opiate wars Becca Stevens started the Thistle Stop Café to empower women survivors But when she discovered a Why I chose this book I love Thistle Farms and I love tea so I definitely wanted to read what Becca Stevens had to say about bothThistle Farms works to help women recover from trafficking prostitution drug addiction and homelessness After completing a residential program women can work for the social enterprise that Thistle Farms runs which offers employment and skills to women They opened a cafe a second business the first is making bath and body products in 2013The story of that opening or rather vignettes and insights into that story is the body of Steven's book This book is about how we love and grow and help women to move beyond stories of trafficking and it is told through the lens of tea If you want a book that is about life and full of thoughtful reflection and also has tea recipes and a many technical details about tea this is the book for you If you want a history of tea and not a lot of insight into the plight of women in the sex industry this is not the book for you I found lots of choice uotes and ideas in Steven's work and I also love Thistle Farms

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Doc À The Way of Tea and Justice Rescuing the World's Favorite Beverage from Its Violent History 240 pages ã Danpashley ↠ [Reading] ➹ The Way of Tea and Justice Rescuing the World's Favorite Beverage from Its Violent History By Becca Stevens &Connection between café workers and tea laborers overseas she embarked on a global mission called Shared Trade to increase the value of women survivors and producers across the globe As she recounts the victories and unexpected challenges of building the café Becca also sweeps the reader into the world of tea where timeless rituals transport to an era of beauty and the challenging tr I found this book at the library so I didn't know much besides what was on the cover when I started it That was incredibly misleading tbh because while the book uses tea recipes to begin the chapters and repeats the word 'tea' ad infinitum there is very little about tea or it's history in this book and saying that it's being 'rescued' from it's violent history is just nonsense In fact I'd argue that you could change 'tea' here to something else coffee? cookies? hand made shoes? and have essentially the same book with no real editing reuired It's essentially a mcguffin Instead this is made up mostly of the rambling thoughts of it's author as she pretty vaguely works towards opening a cafe at a women's halfway house While it's not what the subtitle promises that could be interesting too hearing about the struggles and processes of a non profit expanding into a new area But we don't get that it's really one person's musings about life and god etc while all that interesting stuff happens offstage and is occasionally briefly alluded toI did like the very short segments written by the actual women from Magdalena even though they seemed inserted fairly thoughtlessly throughout the book and appeared to have not been written for it one in particular seemed like it was pulled from a newsletter or similar for patrons