The tour bus at Charleston Tea Plantation.
From Kiawah winter
One of the tea fields at Charleston Tea Plantation.
The custom-built one-of-a-kind harvester used at Charleston Tea Plantation.
Blossoms on young tea plants in the greenhouse at Charleston Tea Plantation.
The Charleston Tea Plantation, the only tea farm in North America.
A cornfield and hillside in October in Vermont.
From Fall colors
Maasai boma in the Ngorogoro conservation area on the way to Serengeti, Tanzania.
From Scenery and safari
Coffee beans ripen at Gibbs Farm hotel, near Ngorogoro.
Along the road to Lake Manyara N.P. Tanzania.
A man with his herd, along the road to Tarangire, Tanzania.
October in New Hampshire
Late October colors, along Route 10 south of Piermont, NH.
From New Years 2014-15
Bunten Farm, along Route 10 south of Piermont, NH.
From Fall hikes
Village of Rajballaram - rooster.
From India January
From 2013 Costa Rica Monteverde other
Guillermo explains the biogas system that recovers methane, used for cooking, from the animal manure.
Guillermo explains how the beans are set in water - where the bad ones float and are skimmed off.
Two baby goats.
Mara visits the baby goats.
Andy visits the goats.
Andy with a banana plant; the trunk at right is about 8" diameter. Each plant grows for one year, produces a bunch of bananas, and dies back.
Our group includes the Hooke, DiCarlo, and Kotz families.
Guillermo explains how they compost the coffee husks.
Guillermo shows us the ripening coffee beans.
Guillermo explains the growing of coffee.
RR Trestle campsite - 16
At the Railroad Trestle campsite, the farmer was trying to harvest the corn but his machine broke down.
From CT river trip
RR Trestle campsite - 12
The Railroad Trestle campsite overlooks a cornfield and has a great view in the distance.