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Event Series Yaupon Tea

Yaupon Tea

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo, United States

What's the only endemic caffeinated plant in the United States that grows prolifically in the harsh Outer Banks environment? You guessed it – yaupon. Popularized by Native Americans, yaupon is a black tea that became popular during the Civil War when ports were blockaded and the transport of English tea was impossible. “One lot of ... Read more

Event Series Yaupon Tea

Yaupon Tea

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo, United States

What's the only endemic caffeinated plant in the United States that grows prolifically in the harsh Outer Banks environment? You guessed it – yaupon. Popularized by Native Americans, yaupon is a black tea that became popular during the Civil War when ports were blockaded and the transport of English tea was impossible. “One lot of ... Read more

Event Series Yaupon Tea

Yaupon Tea

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo, United States

What's the only endemic caffeinated plant in the United States that grows prolifically in the harsh Outer Banks environment? You guessed it – yaupon. Popularized by Native Americans, yaupon is a black tea that became popular during the Civil War when ports were blockaded and the transport of English tea was impossible. “One lot of ... Read more

Event Series Yaupon Tea

Yaupon Tea

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo, United States

What's the only endemic caffeinated plant in the United States that grows prolifically in the harsh Outer Banks environment? You guessed it – yaupon. Popularized by Native Americans, yaupon is a black tea that became popular during the Civil War when ports were blockaded and the transport of English tea was impossible. “One lot of ... Read more

Event Series Yaupon Tea

Yaupon Tea

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo, United States

What's the only endemic caffeinated plant in the United States that grows prolifically in the harsh Outer Banks environment? You guessed it – yaupon. Popularized by Native Americans, yaupon is a black tea that became popular during the Civil War when ports were blockaded and the transport of English tea was impossible. “One lot of ... Read more

Coffee in the 19th Century

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo, United States

In the Antebellum era, coffee’s popularity was on the rise. On small subsistence farms like the Etheridge farm, coffee was likely purchased as green, unroasted beans that could be roasted as needed and stored green for nearly two years! This program takes a hands-on approach and shows the entire coffee preparation process of the mid-19th ... Read more

Event Series Coffee in the 19th Century

Coffee in the 19th Century

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo, United States

In the Antebellum era, coffee’s popularity was on the rise. On small subsistence farms like the Etheridge farm, coffee was likely purchased as green, unroasted beans that could be roasted as needed and stored green for nearly two years! This program takes a hands-on approach and shows the entire coffee preparation process of the mid-19th ... Read more

Event Series Coffee in the 19th Century

Coffee in the 19th Century

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo, United States

In the Antebellum era, coffee’s popularity was on the rise. On small subsistence farms like the Etheridge farm, coffee was likely purchased as green, unroasted beans that could be roasted as needed and stored green for nearly two years! This program takes a hands-on approach and shows the entire coffee preparation process of the mid-19th ... Read more

Event Series Coffee in the 19th Century

Coffee in the 19th Century

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo, United States

In the Antebellum era, coffee’s popularity was on the rise. On small subsistence farms like the Etheridge farm, coffee was likely purchased as green, unroasted beans that could be roasted as needed and stored green for nearly two years! This program takes a hands-on approach and shows the entire coffee preparation process of the mid-19th ... Read more

Roxie the Cow’s 15th Birthday Party

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo, United States

On Thursday, August 17th at 10 a.m. come to Island Farm to celebrate the 15th birthday of the farm’s beloved bovine, Roxanna, or Roxie for short. Roxie arrived on the farm as a yearling in June of 2009 and has been capturing the hearts of visitors ever since. On her birthday, visitors can expect to ... Read more