- Organic/local sweeteners (honey, maple syrup, sugar, etc)
- Absorptive DISH TOWELS! (non-white)
- Handmade/second-hand medium teapot.
Twist Brand Loofah Sponges
- Handmade/fun medium-sized tea cups (we love potters' "seconds").
- Your favorite teas
- Tinctures, salves and more.
- Milk and cream (organic/raw/local)
- Essential oils - Lavendar, Lemon Myrtle, Rosemary, Eucalyptus, etc.
- A mechanic/shop to help us rebuild the motor.
1" to 2" diameter salvaged copper pipe and fittings.
- Water filters(Doulton Ultracarb 10" candle)
- Racor fuel filters (2040tm, 2040sm, 2040n-02, 2040n-10 filter elements).
- Blue Shop Towels (heavy duty paper towels).
- Homegrown, home-canned, and excess (organic?) foodstuff
- Sprouting seeds
- FIREWOOD (small dry scrapwood/hardwoods)
CONTACT US for more ideas of things to contribute!
Providing the Free Tea Party with more than just tea, Mountain Rose Herbs focuses on organic and high quality products like herbs, teas, and oils. They are a zero waste company and are involved in many sustainability projects.
Their contribution to the Free Tea Party has been constant request-based donations, including a large amount of loose leaf organic teas, matcha, t-shirts, mugs, tote bags, tea infusers, stickers, magnets, herb books, and hundreds of "Make Tea, Not war" bumper stickers. Thanks, Irene!
Click here for their official website. Please mention the Tea Bus when ordering!
AK Press - Books
Asi Tea - Lots of Yaupon Tea and a couple shirts!
Bennett's Honey Farm - Fillmore, CA - Honey and facility tour.
Dr. Bronner's - Soap
Dream Inspired Design - Long Beach, CA - Eco-friendly printing of SHARE CARDS.
Earth First! - Stickers and publications
Enbi Studio - Amazing tea cups.
Herb Rally - Organic dendelion t-shirt!
Isla Botanica - San Juan Island, WA - Delicious tea and tinctures, secret chai recipe (Don't ask - I wont give it to you!)
Peace Monger - COEXIST products - All sorts of peace stickers (Mad love, Jerry!)
Peace Supplies - Tuscon, AZ - Stickers and discount sticker printing
Purple Owl Botanicals &Teas - Steamboat Springs, CO - Several of their unique tea blends, samples, etc.
Runa Tea - Broooklyn, NY - Amazing amount of different Guayusa and blends. Thanks, Nick!
Scurfield Solar - Eureka, CA - Wholesale price on solar charge controller, cheap wire and connectors, solar advice
The Steeping Leaf - Telluride, CO - Several wonderful unique tea blends, make-your-own tea bags, and some steepers
Vastu Chai - Canmore, Alberta - A HUGE box of Chai Masala, Green Chai Masala, and White Tea, t-shirt (make chai, not war)
Yoko Tea - Santa Barbara, CA - Many teas, a glass tea tumbler, an infuser, make-your-own tea bags and lots of love.
Zhena's Gypsy Tea - Ojai, CA - Our first tea sponsor! Thay have given many many teas.
Other significant thanks goes out to (in no particular order):
Beth Spadafora - Supporter, mother, and friend.
Scott Spadafora - Father, who's thumbs up on the bus was enough to make me feel comfortable on all levels to buy it.
All the wonderful anonymous donors.
Edward Sanders - Master designer, creator, metal worker, painter and shop supervisor.
Jim Dziura - For everything! Bop Bop!!!
Levi Ross - Supporter, encylopedia of technical knowledge.
Sara Laimon - Sponsor outreach representative and second mother.
Owen Cheevers - Friend, community activist, and fellow tea server.
Paul Spencer - Vehicle advisor and super volunteer mechanic.
Aaron - Alternative fuel vehicle experimentor extraordinaire, advisor, shop supervisor, painter, and friend.
Emily - Advisor on wood, flooring, and waxing.
The whole LA crew (Bobby, Robert, Nina, Sara, Anaisabel, Anibal, Thais, Rulo, Gege, Chase, etc.) - for supporting, and partaking in, the Tea Party vision.
Craig - For creating a List, which in turn help me find Edna and other presents for her.
Stephanie and the whole Andrews Family - For food, shelter, showers, supplies, building materials, tools, and love.
Joe Duckett - Shop provider, advice giver, and friend.
Ric Morrisonn - Metalworking guru, teacher, shop provider, and friend
Hans - For the solar hookup!
Perry Bressman - For providing so much (showers, place to park, friendship)
Peggy M. - Serious second (or third or fourth) mother, supporter, sponsor outreach, etc. Mad love!
Abby, Jenna, Caitlin, and Caitlyn (the house of)
Abigail and the whole Kahler Family
Akenaton, Amanda and the whole Medicine Tree Family
Ally and the whole Rugge Family
Amanda T. and Isla Botanica
Amanda S. (Tea wench!)
Amiel and Hallie
Andrea of Summer Meltdown
Andrew Moore and his family
Annie at Pollinator Handmade
Artemisia and Bodhi
Arturo and Ana of Communi-tea Culture
Aunde at Celtic Herbcraft
Aunt Janet and her woolen mill
Becca and Nate at Island Hoppin' Brewery
Bob and Nan Sea
Brad at Yoko Tea
Brendan and Bethany at Eco Teas
Bridget, Dango, Dan, Bonnie, Sage and everyone with Elephant Revival
Califa, Sara, Greg, Robert, Jonathan, and the Weiss Family
Cindy at the Cosmic Shed
All the folks with Common Vision
All our craigslist ridesharers
Daniel G. of Chicza
Dara and Moss
Daruka (and his mom)
Doug at the Resource Conservation Group
That drunk guy in Arcata
Elise of Terra Vita
Eugene the drummer
Evan, Krissy, Ann, Max, Meg, Jeff, Chelsea, Bridget and everyone at The Ecology Center
Glen at Kelly Kettle
Grammie and Papap
Grandma and Grandpa
Gregory and the whole Cavallaro family
Greta Grizz and MASHH
Hanuman and the Organic Grace folks
Heather at Organic India
Irene, Marshe', Erin, Thomas, Sean, Julie, Mike, Mason, and all the people at Mountain Rose Herbs
Islando and Heather
Jaime and Andrea at Zhena's Gyspy Tea
Jeff D. (Broner)
Jessica at Purple Owl Botanicals
Jodi, Adam, and Willow
Joe and Kelli
Jon W. and Megan
Josh R. on Lopez
The Juggling Jollies
Julian de R.
Kaori and Jake on Natural OC
Kara at Oregon Country Fair
Katie and Jules
Kelly and the three generations of Young's Market
KJ of The Do Lab
Kyle at West Coast Sailing
Kyra and Sea Leaf Tea
Lefty in Hollywood
Lee at Eneron
The Leeds Family in Laguna
Lookout Arts Quarry (and all the individuals there!)
Lorna at AK Press
Lorna from Herbalista
Mark at Bakery San Juan
Mason (and Amelia)
Matt and Ronnie
Matthew M. and Steph
Mikey and Missy B
Misty in Hollywood
Natalia in Berkeley
Nikki and Garret
The Oasis in Bellingham
The Orchard ouside Santa Cruz
Phillip in Flagstaff
Randall and Lisa at Fireside Farm
Raven and Ronnie
Ray in Porland
Rene at the Erotic Museum
Ric and Joan
Rich in Arcata
Rosa and Grisha
Rowan N. and his Fam!
Ryan and Michelle of America ByCycle
The Shook Twins
Snake in Hollywood
All the folks at SOKA University
Susan in Greensboro
Susie at Bennett's Honey Farm
Sylvia and the Poareo Family
Tom and Mas
That trucker outside Salt Lake City
Whit and the Funhouse
Will of Bici Arte
Wolf and Kiva of Herb Folk Gathering
Arts Alive! Eureka
Asi Yaupon Tea
Aunt Janet’s Woolen Mill
Bear Creek Studio
Bennett Honey Farm
Black Butte Center for Railroad Culture
Blues Recess Massive Festival
Brooklyn Free Store
Carolina Friends School
City Repair and the T-Horse
Contraparatus One Man Band
The Cosmic Shed
Crimson Sage Nursery
Downtown Santa Ana Farmers’ Market
Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap
Dream Inspired Design
Earthroots Field School
The Ecology Center
Electric Powered Oddysey
Farm To Market
Fermentaion on Wheels
Food Not Bombs (Eureka, Berkeley, Taos)
Free Farm Stand
Free Herbalism Project
The Hanuman Temple, Taos
The Herb Bus AKA Herbalista Free Clinic
Herb Folk Gathering
Hostel in the Forest
Humboldt Made Fair
Island Hoppin’ Brewery
Island Rec’s Touch-a-Truck
Islands’ Village Faire
Ithaka Community House
Kelly Kettle USA
Lightfoot Sustainable Post
Lightning in a Bottle Festival
Lookout Arts Quarry
Lost Valley Educational Center
Manila Anarchist Book Fair
March Against Monsanto
Marfa Public Radio
Miracle at Wabash and Union
Mother Earth News
Mother Earth News Fair
Mountain Rose Herbs
National School of Natural Medicine
New York Times
Northpoint Expeditionary Learning Academy
Orcas Island Sustainability Fair
Portland Fire Department – Station ???
Purple Owl Botanicals & Teas
The ReStore Albuquerque
Resource Conservation Group
Sea Leaf Tea
Silva Acres Disc Golf Course
Soka Instructional Garden
Stanford Storytelling Project
The Steeping Leaf Telluride
Sweet Earth Farm
Taos Herb Company
Teen Night at The Funhouse
Tera Vita Herbalism Symposium
Terlingua Farmers' Market
Tuesday Night Music at Brickworks
Travels with Benji
Summer Meltdown Festival
We Share the Same Stomach
West Coast Live
Yoga on the Bluff
Zeitgeist on Wheels
Zhena’s Gypsy Tea