If you shop at your local food co-op, Whole Foods, or a number of other natural food grocery stores you have probably seen this label. One of the newest seals in the marketplace, this one attempts to assure shoppers that the product does not contain GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms). Unlike the mandatory GMO labeling laws which a number of states have been trying to pass at the polls, this initiative is seemingly noncontroversial. Who can find fault with the pretty butterfly hanging out in nature’s green pastures?
This Dark Chocolate Coconut Mousse made with our dark chocolate makes a lovely addition to any holiday celebration!
Need some help picking out gifts for friends, family or coworkers? We’ve got you covered! This year, give them something delicious and unique that supports small farmer co-ops worldwide. Here’s a list of some of our favorite Fair Trade things.
Have you ever wondered where cashew nuts come from? What do they look like when growing on the tree and how are they processed?
Now you can stop wondering! In this delightful, 3-minute video produced by Emily Buehler at the Weaver Street Market, in Carrboro, North Carolina from a powerpoint presentation we delivered to their staff in August, you can see each step in the process from tree to ready-to-eat nut. The photos were taken at the Aprainores Cashew Co-op in San Vicente, El Salvador by Julia Hechtman. (And a few by Mark DiMaggio and me).