Tuesday, November 6, 4:00 pm – Tea Horse Road

Ethnobotanist Dr. Selena Ahmed, co-author of Tea Horse Road: China’s Ancient Trade Road with Tibet, explores the culture, ecology and health attributes of Tea (Camellia sinensis,) on Tuesday, November 6 at the Wellesley College Botanic Gardens.  Also learn about Selena’s discoveries of the effects of climate change and land-use practices on tea.  Enjoy beautiful images by co-author, award-winning photographer and writer Michael Freeman, one of whose photos is shown below.  Sample a variety of teas traded along the ancient tea route.  $10 for WCBG members, $15 for non-members.  Register by calling 781- 283-3094.