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CORTNEY-LEE
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We have a local store called Tea Merchant 101 near my house, so I get most of my loose tea from him.

I also have ordered from several sites Teavana and The Tea Spot are great!





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Teavana- so many flavors to choose from!



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Davids Tea, Davids Tea, Davids Tea, Davids Tea, Davids Tea. Their teas are phenomenal and not horribly expensive!

http://www.davidstea.com/

Not to mention they have teas that taste like red velvet cake, cookie dough, banana cream pie, etc etc etc..... good for the sweet tooths out there like me!



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For Orange Pekoe, I can rely on my local supermarket.
For others, often a place that sells 'bulk' items has a section with teas (herbal, for instance).

I used to live where there was a specialty tea shop that sold a vast variety of teas, but they have changed to an online presence recently (Britannia Teas) (hopefully correct spelling).

Spice Sage (online) also has teas, as do Stash Teas, Tazo and others.

Obviously it depends on your location and local availability.
You may even get success by checking your yellow pages.



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NANLEYKW, you're welcome. LOL. I love it so much.

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I use loose tea almost exclusively and get my tea from a local shop, Serene Teaz. They have a website you can order from: www.sereneteaz.com

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I order most of my loose tea from Adagio teas. I love the quality, and they have lots of small samplers so you can try different kinds. I also have a Death Star tea ball I ordered from ThinkGeek.com for my nerdy side. :)

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I have bought loose tea on line also...don't remember the site.

The simplest way is to put the tea bags into the coffeemaker basket. Easy cleanup.

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I LOVE loose tea! Try the Spice & Tea Exchange: www.spiceandtea.com. It's a chain with locations all over the country. Also, Vitamin Cottage, World Market, Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, other "health food" stores and farmer's markets. Also, many cities and surprisingly small towns have tearooms that blend and sell loose teas in addition to brewing and serving tea. Often, a bed & breakfast, historic site (think museum, estate house or working farm), or coffee specialty shops will carry teas. I like to make a pot of tea in the evening when I want a treat. I make a ritual out of brewing and serving tea in the traditional British style, with kettle, teapot, tea cosy, etc. The ritualistic process makes the tea feel more extravagant and special, so I don't really miss the dessert I would otherwise eat. Good luck!

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Do try the other store you were thinking about. And if you are close enough to a metropolitan area you should be able to check out the Asian groceries -- most of which are quite reasonable in price. Even though I'm not truly metropolitan here, we have one outlet that sells items like oolong and jasmine teas, and probably also green teas. (For something most like "tea" as we know it in this country, try the oolong.)

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Stores around me dont have bulk food sections but there is one store a ways from my house that does a TOPS. I will have to check there. The websites seem awful high in price ?



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Where do you live? Generally, any store that has bulk spices will also have some teas, and usually a regular supermarket has loose tea in tins right with (usually below) the tea bags.




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I have bought from Teavana online from and Davidstea www.davidstea.com/.

Used to have an independent tea and spice shop in town - but it recently closed up.

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Let's Do Tea also carries delicious teas online. Here's their link:

www.letsdotea.com/





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I get my loose tea from Teavana, They have a website you can order from. If you go to the stores, be wary because they will constantly try to upsell you.



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Asian groceries often carry loose tea.

If you want to spend a bit more, order from Simpson & Vail - they have a great diversity of loose teas.

I haven't looked at mine, but often health food stores if large enough might carry loose teas. The most budget-minded idea would be the Asian grocery.

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I am trying to go from coffee to tea. I empty tea bags into coffee pot. was thinking tea with out tea bag would be so much more simple to use. but not sure where to buy it. TIA



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