Tuesday, May 18

Sip the flavours of the boreal forest with tea from this Thunder Bay company

While Lee-Ann Chevrette’s love of the outdoors has been lifelong, an experience she had on a solo canoe trip in Quetico Provincial Park about a dozen years ago was particularly inspirational.

“I just felt so alive and so happy,” she said. “I felt like like I wanted to capture of the essence of the feeling that I had … I wanted to bottle it,” she said.

Shortly after, Boreal Forest Teas was born. The business — which started in 2009 — blends organic cultivated herbs with wild harvested plants from the boreal forest.

Jonathan Pinto spoke with Lee-Ann Chevrette, owner of Boreal Forest Teas in Thunder Bay. The business blends organic cultivated herbs with wild harvested plants from the boreal forest. Jonathan started by asking how the business began.

Read more at CBC.