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    • Friday, October 01, 2021
    • Sunday, October 03, 2021
    • Hammond, LA
    Registration is closed

    We are very excited to announce that we are holding an in-person annual meeting this year! Below is the tentative schedule, but please note that some of the times and details may change. A few of the presenters are still unsure if they will be able to attend in person due to COVID.

    We would like to invite participants to submit samples of their teas before the event. Please write Angela (president@usltg.org) for more information.

    Lunch will be provided during the conference, as well as dinner on the 2nd.

    There is a block of rooms reserved at the Comfort Inn in Hammond with a special group rate of $111/night. You MUST book by September 9th to get this rate. Use this link to book https://www.choicehotels.com/reservations/groups/GR02I3

    Sept 30

    Informal Meet/Greet/Dinner in Hammond

     

    October 1

    8:30am Meet at Hotel and carpool to Hammond Station

    9:00am Arrive at Hammond Station

    ·       Tour Fields

    ·       Presentation by Yan and Jason Stagg 

    12:30pm Leave for David's Farm

    1:pm Arrive at David's Farm

    ·       Lunch (Catered in)

    ·       Tour of Tea House/Grounds/Field

    ·       Presentation by Yan about USDA Grant

    ·       Pluck Leaves

    5:30pm Depart for Hammond

    6:00pm Arrive at Hotel

    7pm Optional Dinner 

     

    October 2

    8:00am Depart for David's

    8:30am Arrive at David's

    8:45am Start Rolling

    10:45am Begin Oxidation

    10:45am Presentation by Virginia about what is happening

    12:45pm Lunch (catered in)

    1:15pm  Tasting of Teas Sent in by Members

    2:45pm Begin Drying

    3:15pm Presentation by Nigel or Jason about Tea Machinery in the World

    4:45pm Finish Drying

    5:30pm Depart for Hotel

    6:00pm Arrive at Hotel 

    7:30pm Dinner at English Tea Room Covington (included with ticket)



    October 3

     

    8am Depart Hotel for TGMTC

    9:30am Arrive at TGMTC

    9:45am Tour of Fields and Tea Shack

    12:00pm Leave for Lunch (in Brookhaven) 

    12:30pm Arrive in Brookhaven for Lunch 

    *Tasting of tea made the day before served before lunch is served

    2:00pm Depart for TGMTC farm

    2:30pm Arrive at TGMTC farm

    2:45pm Presentation by Williames Harvesters/demo of harvesting

    5pm Depart for Hotel

    6:30pm Arrive At Hotel

    7:00pm Optional Dinner

     


Past events

Sunday, September 12, 2021 Hand Processing Yellow and Other Considerations
Sunday, August 08, 2021 Hand Processing vs Machinery...What is handmade anyway?
Sunday, July 18, 2021 European and American Tea Growers: Meet and Greet
Sunday, July 11, 2021 How to hand process Green Tea and other processing considerations.
Sunday, June 13, 2021 Tea Grower Social
Sunday, May 16, 2021 How to hand process Black Tea and other processing considerations.
Sunday, April 11, 2021 Regulatory Compliance: What You Need To Know + 2021 Update
Sunday, March 07, 2021 How to hand process Oolong By Jason McDonald and Timothy Gipson
Sunday, February 07, 2021 Where the US Tea market needs to go to be competitive. By: Kevin Gascoyne
Sunday, January 10, 2021 What's wrong with my tea plant? Pest, Disease, Nutrients
Sunday, December 06, 2020 Tea Culture by Rajiv Lochan and Dan Robertson
Sunday, September 13, 2020 Webinar: Urban Tea Growing
Friday, July 24, 2020 (copy) Webinar: Interview with Peter Goggi - President, Tea Association of the US
Sunday, July 12, 2020 Webinar: Interview with Peter Goggi - President, Tea Association of the US
Saturday, July 20, 2019 2019 General Meeting-- Eugene, Oregon
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Meet and Greet at the World Tea Expo
Sunday, April 28, 2019 Pacific NW Tea Growers - Meet Up
Sunday, February 10, 2019 Pacific NW Regional Group Meet and Greet
Saturday, July 21, 2018 Texas Chapter organizational meeting
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Meet and Greet at the World Tea Expo
Friday, April 13, 2018 2018 Spring Meeting
Thursday, June 16, 2016 USLTG Meetup/Update at World Tea Expo 2016
Thursday, May 07, 2015 USLTG Meetup/Update at World Tea Expo
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