Katherine Burnett tells the history of Lady Baker’s Tea as she passes the business on to new ownership:
I was only a year into my single life after 35 years of marriage. I had relocated to Prince Edward Island but I had not seriously looked for employment yet. Considering my options, I longed to recapture the tea business dream that I started in my previous life in North Carolina. But where and how to begin again? Someone suggested the Farmers’ Market. That was back in the spring of 2007. It seemed like a great way to get started – just one day a week!
Olivia and I were regular customers of Katherine’s for years and years: she extended her iced tea season well into winter in part to accommodate us.
She will be missed. But I’m certain we haven’t seen the last of her.