Ariculture / Sri Lanka / Tea

Field Notes from Sri Lanka, Part 2: Out of the Forest, Walking in the Lion’s Den

Noah Jackson – an auditor for the Rainforest Alliance’s agriculture and forestry programmes and a regular contributor to our Frog Blog — continues his report from a recent trip to Sri Lanka. It’s dark and musty. We’ve spent the past hour inside a cool earth abode. Built with mud bricks and braced with bamboo slats, the … Continue reading

Ariculture / Sri Lanka / Tea

Sri Lanka Part 1: Walking Through Tea Gardens and the ‘Lion King’ Forest

Noah Jackson – an auditor for the Rainforest Alliance’s agriculture and forestry programmes reports back from a trip exploring tea farms in Sri Lanka. There is a cool wind tonight. It sweeps up from the lowlands, following a steep, contoured slope. The 200-year-old incline is dotted with rows of tea plants, nitrogen-fixing glycidia trees, new … Continue reading