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Nudo ‘Adopt A Tea Garden’ GIVEAWAY

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Calling all of you tea lovers! (And any of you who might be looking for a holiday gift for tea lovers!)  Today we are introducing an extra-special Adopt A Tea Garden giveaway from Nudo.

For years, I have loved Nudo and their popular Adopt An Olive Tree program, where you literally “adopt” a tree in Italy for a year and get its fruit — the yummy olive oil — shipped right to your doorstep. (You can even go hug your tree if you happen to be traveling in Italy!)

But I was super excited when I found out about a new program they are offering with organic Darjeeling tea! The concept is similar. When you adopt a Darjeeling tea garden for a year (and you even get to choose the garden and grower), you will then be some of the finest quality “first flush” loose leaf tea four times a year from your garden. Seriously, how cool is that?!?

Even better, the Adopt A Tea Garden program is all about sustainability. Nudo teamed up with local producers to restore deserted tea gardens, which were until now unsustainable, for the program. Using biodynamic and organic farming practices, local farmers can now reopen those tea gardens, creating more jobs for the local tea pickers and growers and creating the opportunity for the younger generation to learn the skills that their families have practiced for centuries.

I just adopted my own garden this month, and cannot wait for my garden to begin harvesting soon! But today, I’m excited that one lucky reader will also have the chance to adopt his or her very own tea garden and win a year’s worth of tea too! It’s the gift that keeps on giving and giving. (Or if you’re really feeling giving — this is also an outstanding gift for a tea lover in your life this holiday season!)  Read for more details and enter the giveaway below.

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The process of adopting your own tea garden with Nudo is really simple and can be done in just a few minutes. But if you’re like me and love reading all of the stories about the different growers and gardens and “tasting notes” of each tea, it might take a few delightful minutes longer.

Here are the basics though:

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Step 1: The first step is to decide if you want to adopt a tea garden for yourself, or for someone else as a gift. I adopted a garden for myself, simply because I love drinking tea year-round and thought it would be so cool to invest in a garden halfway around the world. But I have already thought of a few friends who might also love this for a gift this holiday season.

(Other option — if you and some friends in town wanted to go in together on a subscription, you receive plenty of tea each quarter to share!)

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Step 2: The next step was my favorite — choosing your tea garden.

As you can see, Nudo allows you to scroll through and read about all of the different gardens participating in the program, and learn about the “tasting notes” of the tea they produce and the pluckers who care for them.

After reading all of their stories, I ended up choosing Chong Tong, as pictured above. As the description said, chongtong means ‘the place to drink tea’, and is nestled in the beautiful Himalayas. I liked the description of the tea for that garden, being “a bright cup with light color, a bouqet or floral aroma, and a sophisticated flavor”.

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But what won me over was learning about the plucker. One of only three women holding her position? Go Bimla!!

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3. View Your Adoption Deliveries – This final step was a bit educational to me. I have been drinking tea my entire life, but have to admit I never even knew what a “flush” was with a tea garden. It turns out that “tea flushes” are the tea growing seasons with Darjeeling tea. Each flush has slightly different characteristics, as mentioned above. So when your tea harvest arrives each season, you can have slightly different teas to enjoy. Pretty cool.

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I am looking forward to receiving my first shipment in the spring. But in the meantime, Nudo kindly sent me some samples to try. And after drinking them lots this past weekend (did I mention it is 5 degrees and snowing in KC?), I am now a 100% fan. This tea is genuinely very high quality and so tasty. But I love it most just knowing the stories and connections behind it.

You can read all about the Adopt A Tea Garden program on Nudo’s website. And you can also follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.

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Also, don’t forget to check out their olive oils (that you can also purchase outside of adopting a tree). Their new Sicilian olive oil is one of my favorites — nice and spicy!

Nudo Adopt A Tea Garden GIVEAWAY

Giveaway Prize: 

One reader will have the chance to select his/her own tea garden from the Nudo Adopt A Tea Garden program, and then receive four shipments of tea shipped over the course of a year.

How To Enter The Giveaway:

Follow the Rafflecopter instructions below.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Disclaimer: This giveaway is sponsored by Nudo. I was sent the above samples of the tea to try, but all opinions are 100% my own as always. I think this is a really cool company, and am excited to have them sponsor a giveaway. Thank you for supporting the brands that make this site and giveaways possible.

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139 comments on “Nudo ‘Adopt A Tea Garden’ GIVEAWAY”

  1. What a wonderful product!

  2. I’d love to adopt a Tea Garden because it would support something that is right with the world.

  3. What a wonderful site & idea. A great thing to adopt & share!

  4. I drink tea all day long and would love to know I’m getting it from a great grower like this! What a cool giveaway!

  5. I like tea, it is a nice way to unwind after a stressful day. I love the idea behind this company.

  6. My husband and I love tea and I really like the idea of knowing more about where my tea comes from.

  7. I would love to adopt a tea garden because I have heard a little bit about how mass production of tea is rapidly degrading the landscape in China. Farmers who are aware of their impact on the land is important to me.

  8. This is a great idea on so many levels! I love to support sustainable farming and fair market values.

  9. I’m from India, and almost by extension love indian tea :) and now that I live overseas in the US, I would love to be able to support women like Bimla Gurung in their endeavours, god knows women in India and southeast Asia need all the support they can get coming from such a male dominated society … even if I don’t win anything in the giveaway, I’ll most like adopt a garden anyway. This seems like a really great organisation

  10. i love their teas and their business concept!

  11. How great! I love drinking tea and so does my mom. I’d love to share this with her.

  12. Oh, I would love to win this!!!

  13. I love drinking tea. This is such a cool concept. I love that it supports sustainability and I think it’s cool that you get to learn about your garden and its pickers!

  14. I would love to adopt a garden to help encourage the growers and support something I am truly interested in.

  15. I’d love a tea garden because I love tea!

  16. What a great gift idea! I always love those that are not only unique but help others as well.

  17. I love tea and this sounds like a great way to become connected to the global community

  18. Such a cool concept! Would love to win this.

  19. I would like to adopt a tea garden because I love tea and am always on the search for that special tea. I don’t think any other tea could be more special than tea that you adopt.

  20. I just love tea!

  21. It would be amazing to have tea that fresh!

  22. I would love to adopt a tea garden support sustainable growing and of course drink fresh tea!

  23. I love this! I would love to adopt a tea garden to learn more about the different types of tea and to learn about the farmers! Great post! :)

  24. Great concept!

  25. I love tea, and I love this company. I would love to adopt a tea garden for the fresh tea and to support sustainable growing.

  26. I would love to adopt my own garden, because I think that it’s the neatest idea ever. I have never heard of anything like this, and thinks it wonderful to support real people.

  27. I would love this for my daughter. What a wonderful idea.

  28. I am forever struggling to find the perfect gift for my best friend, and THIS IS IT!

  29. What a great idea!

  30. I would love to adopt a tea garden because the benefits are two-fold! It creates jobs across the world but gives me yummy tea in the process!

  31. I love tea, and this would be so neat to lexperience.

  32. Great idea.
    Will allow someone to have a source of livelihood, take care of nature and wonderful tea.

  33. Thanks for sharing and for doing this super cool giveaway! I am an avid tea drinker myself and always love trying new ones. Plus, it’s cool to think I’m helping someone out by drinking it :)

  34. Tea is a huge part of my life so this would just bring it full circle.

  35. I love your blog and absolutely love the ideas you share! Adopting a tea garden is precious and totally something I would do! Thanks again!

  36. This is seriously the coolest thing ever! I love tea and would love a way to give back!

  37. I’d love to know exactly where my tea is coming from!

  38. I’m a big fan of Rishi Tea ( because they offer a lot of organic/fair-trade/otherwise sustainable tea options, but I’m super excited to try out Nudo to know even more about my morning fix. Thanks for sharing!

  39. What a fun idea! Such a better gift then naming a star after someone.

  40. This is such a cool idea! I know my son would be thrilled to get to adopt a tea garden and recieve it’s tea. Especially knowing it is sustainable and you can learn about the keepers!

  41. it sounds so fun – love tea anyway and love knowing its origin!

  42. I love tea, but I also like knowing where what I’m eating and drinking comes from. This is cool that you get to put a face, literally, to your tea. Plus I never knew about the different flushes either.

  43. I’ve been a tea nut lately… this would be amazing to win!

  44. I really enjoy drinking all types of tea. Thanks for the giveaway!

  45. I love drinking tea and this seems like a cool idea!

  46. What a great giveaway! One can simply never tire of tea.

  47. To have more of a personal connection with my food/drink. thanks!

  48. Love this idea!! What a cool concept. I want a tea garden and an olive tree now :)

  49. I love knowing that one purchase provides continuing support to responsible growers, and I love tea.

  50. I’ve long been a kiva investor and this seems like the same idea of investment but repaid in product instead-as I love tea, this works well