Press, Podcast, Awards

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Mountain X newspaper:
2016

https://mountainx.com/arts/conscious-party-asheville-to-africa/

2017

https://mountainx.com/food/spilling-over-asheville-coffee-expo-broadens-its-focus-and-footprint/

Food Life Magazine: All The Tea in Rwanda http://www.foodlifemag.com/category/fall-2017/
2018

Mountain X newspaper, Nov 2018 Steeped in Culture: https://mountainx.com/?s=steeped+in+culture

Tea Chronicles, Interview with Sara Stender, Oct 2018 https://www.tea-chronicles.com/tea-interview-sara-stender-rwandan-tea/

Tea Chronicles, Post about Rwanda Black Tea from 3 Mountains https://www.tea-chronicles.com/rwandan-black-tea/

Radio - Podcasts

2017

A Mindful Emergence Radio https://wpvmfm.org/show/a-mindful-emergence-2/

Dr Bob Radio Living Well: http://bobhannaphd.com/sara-stender-marylynn-barrett-africa-healing-exchange/


2018
Blaine’s World Business feature https://wpvmfm.org/show/blainesworld/ Oct 2018

Healthy Gut Girl Podcast https://healthygutgirl.com/2018/11/81-having-tea-in-rwanda/ Nov 2018


Other
(Oct 2018) Article on Oct Fair Trade USA: https://www.fairtradecertified.org

(2017) WNC Woman magazine article: https://wncwoman.com/2017/08/home-within/

(2014) WNC Woman magazine article: https://wncwoman.com/2014/01/social-entrepreneurship-to-heal-the-globe/

(2008) published in Coop Grocer: https://www.grocer.coop/author/sara-stender

Sara’s graduate dissertation published (2008) https://www.researchgate.net/publication/241823962_Mainstreaming_Fair_Trade_Through_Corporate_Participation_In_The_Fair_Trade_Market

(2008) Sara’s involvement to launch Fair Trade Towns / Organic Consumers coverage: https://www.organicconsumers.org/news/whole-towns-going-fair-trade

(2007) organizer activist https://www.reformer.com/stories/local-fair-trade-organizer-moves-on-to-national-job,293161

Dobra Prague, selected best of Africa (See contact Ales)


MEMBERSHIPS

Accepted into Specialty Food Association of America

Member AIR (Asheville Independent Restaurant Association)

Approved as Fair Trade Certified importer and retailer, Fair Trade USA

Venture Asheville fastest growing companies

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AWARDS

SORWATHE has won many awards for its high quality teas, sustainability, and corporate social responsibility.

North American Tea Conference Gold Medal Competitions:

2017: First Place Rukeri Organic Green OP and Second Place Rukeri Black OP, Rwanda

2016: First Place Rukeri Black OP, Rwanda

2015: Overall Winner Rukeri Organic Green OP and First Place Rukeri Black OP, Rwanda

2014: First Place Rukeri Black OP, Rwanda

2013: First Place Rukeri, Rwanda,

North American Tea Conference Sustainability Awards:

2016: Bronze Medal for One Pre-School Per Year and One Cup of Porridge per Child, Rwanda






Sara Stender