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LIVING SUSTAINABLY  small habits to start to do your part 🌲🌎♻️ Reduce waste. 1. If You Can, Buy In Bulk Less packaging generates less waste, plain and simple! Buying in bulk can reduce the energy footprint required for packaging because it reduces the amount of materials needed in the first place, and eliminates the production process used to create excess materials. Pro Tip: Store your bulk items in thrifted containers or repurpose previously used containers. It's cute and affordable! ⬇︎⬇︎⬇︎ Did you notice we added a bagged quart option to all blends so you can skip the jar and refill one you have at home?     2. Use the food you have. Another great way to reduce our impact...

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EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION DAY 🌸 Our MVPs 🌸  Today we are celebrating Old Barrel Tea Company's team! If you've ever visited one of our stores and sampled one of our teas, you know that the OBTC experience relies heavily on our team members being educated and passionate about all things tea and wellness! It is our team members that make our shops feel like home and make the OBTC experience feel so inspiring and magical. We spend so much of our lives at work in today's society. We spend almost as much time working as we do with our families, and as we do sleeping.  Therefore, our jobs should be chosen as thoughtfully as our life companions and our mattress! At the...

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A Month Of Love & Unity Tea Brings People Together Black iced tea was sweetened, decorated with lemons and enjoyed on breezy afternoons from the front porch! February is often associated with romantic love, but this month we celebrated love in all its beautiful forms: loving your partner, your children, your friends, your neighbors, and yourself! Something we LOVE about tea is that it is unifying - it is something we share with those we love to elevate our wellness, soothe our minds, and strengthen our bonds. Check out how tea has been unifying us throughout history. ⬇︎⬇︎⬇︎ People consume tea irrespective of class, race, creed or religion all over the world. In the social setting of drinking tea together...

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Celebrating 6 Years, 7 Locations, And Lots of Love 🌱 anniversary month discounts inside 🌱 The Original OBTC Location This month is extra special for OBTC-it marks our tea company's 6 year anniversary! We opened our first location in the quiet little town of Ruidoso, NM. We started with just 12 types of tea and a whole lot of passion. Our family-owned and operated company soon turned into an attraction for people from all walks of life to learn about and enjoy loose leaf tea. We were so excited to have the chance to share our passion for wellness in this charming mountain town.  Today we have an amazing team of people spread across 7 different locations in New Mexico, Colorado and Arizona...

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HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY 🌹 spread the love 🌹 Today we are celebrating one of the most important things that unifies us: love! Valentine's Day is most commonly associated with romantic love, but we think today is also a great day to celebrate love in all of its forms. Everyone is loved by someone, so to show you how much we value you, we are offering 20% off a subscription to our Spring Tea Club!   We love to celebrate Valentine's Day the way grade school kids do - it's not about one special someone, but instead about showering all your special people with love! When did you stop wanting to hand out sweet little love notes to the whole class? Get back...

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