Iowa, The Mesopotamia Of America.

Mesopotamia. The name evokes history, it evokes a civilization that existed in the Middle East long ago, the Fertile Crescent. It does not evoke any visions of the Midwestern USA, especially not Iowa. Mesopotamia was located where modern-day Iraq is located, around the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. And yet, the state of Iowa, in its…

Peachless in Georgia

If you go to Georgia, one thing you will quickly figure out is that it’s called “The Peach State”. It isn’t just a nickname. It is a big part of the state.  Georgia isn’t the biggest producer of peaches, but it’s among the top 4 states. California – 620,000 tons South Carolina – 60,800 tons…

American tea growing potential

Tea is a crop grown mainly in the warmer parts of Asia and in East Africa, especially the highland areas. However, there are some tea growing operations in the USA as well. The potential is there for the USA to grow more tea, particularly in the nation’s subtropical regions in the South. Geography will play…

International Tea Day

15 December is International Tea Day . Tea is enjoyed throughout the world. It has its origins in China , in Yunnan province. Now, it’s enjoyed through the the world. To understand the geographic aspect tea, you must understand weather, climate, altitude, movement, which are mentioned further in the video below.