Ash Teng is co-owner of Bread & Roses Gardens and Founder/Tea Crafter of Blossom & The Bee Tea Co. B&R Gardens is a diversified no-till forest farm nestled in the Hoosier National Forest. She enjoys growing medicinal botanicals, herbs, perennial fruits, nuts and mushrooms, and firmly believes that farming ecologically and centering Indigenous mindsets will help pave the way in Climate justice. She is passionate about providing abundance while preserving land for future generations to come and loves to teach tea and gardening classes in hopes to inspire meaningful connection with her community through plants and nature.
This funding will allow them to make vital upgrades to their medicinal herb processing in order to expand production of their mindfully grown herbal teas. It will also help to cover costs of hiring part-time employees at a living wage.