Betty Ford Alpine Gardens is hosting an educational tea event on Monday |

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens is hosting an educational tea event on Monday

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Tea has a long and storied history to go with its unique characteristics. Tea buyer Chris Chantler will discuss some of those things during his talk at the event.
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What: Tea on the Terrace

When: Monday, Aug. 19, 2-4 p.m.

Where: Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, Vail

Cost: $40 for non-members, $25 for members

More information: Visit or call 970-476-0103

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens is partnering with Vail Mountain Coffee & Tea to host an afternoon of tea at the Education Center Rooftop Terrace from 2-4 p.m. Monday. At the Tea on the Terrace event, guests will hear special presentation from Chris Chantler, owner and tea buyer, who has been sourcing tea from around the world for 25 years. He will talk about the unique characteristics of green tea and black tea and uncover the processes from harvest to cup.

“The hard work behind these special leaves is fascinating,” Chantler said.

This fundraiser supports Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and its work to deepen understanding and promote conservation of Alpine plants and fragile mountain environments. Tickets are $40 for the general public and $25 for members. To purchase tickets, visit

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