All about chocolate, from Ecuador….

Enrique won't be here this week, but the presentation at the Library is still on.

Enrique won't be here this week, but the presentation at the Library is still on.

Linda & Maureen have been helping the folks with the Slow Food Project & the cool direction that healthy eating is going on the island (I love it! Have you eaten at the high school lately? It rocks!) Here’s more from our friends:

Please see our latest update:

Enrique Cerda, the truffle maker from the Kallari chocolate cooperative
who was to visit SJI won’t be here. The U.S. embassy in Ecuador has been
holding up his passport and visa. (Contact info for the embassy is on our
web page).

His translator and intern Becca Roebber, who also lives and works with
Kallari cooperative in Ecuador, will have a chocolate tasting and
presentation about Ecuador, sustainable farming, indigenous rights, the
very successful Kallari chocolate farmers’ cooperative, and probably a
little about the politics that hold up visas. The presentation is called:

WED. 3/18 at the SJI LIBRARY MEETING ROOM from 3:15-4:45 pm.
1010 Guard St. Friday Harbor 360-378-2798
Admission is free, and the meeting room holds 35 people.

Kids love chocolate....

Kids love chocolate....

Becca will bring a lot of Kallari chocolate – “the best chocolate on earth”.

The truffle class scheduled for 3/18 was full, but is canceled due to
Enrique’s absence. He hopes to visit next year…

Our Youth web page has pictures of some of our recent activities. We’ll
post more pictures and stories soon –

Best wishes,

Linda and Maureen
Land & Sea Slow Food Friday Harbor/San Juan
360-472-0880 Maureen/360-317-5890 Linda

Chocolate beans.....

Chocolate beans.....

Posted on March 14, 2009 at 3:24 pm by

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