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Bittersweet: A Cacao Circle
May 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
During this Chocolate-making Workshop we learn to roast, peel, grind, temper, mold, cool, as well as present & taste the finished Cacao products. We’ll talk about Cacao and its medicinal uses, origins, history, spirituality, and ongoing resistance movements while it is being prepared too. Facilitated by Carolina Brown.
Date: Saturday, May 27th
Time: 3:0 – 5:00 pm
Location: MUSE Arts Creative Lab at Earlscourt Park (1369B St Clair Ave West)
About the artist:
Carolina Brown is a Cacao follower and student of its spiritual, traditional, scientific, medicinal properties and uses. Transgender Woman, Prieta, LatAm, Mexicana, Costeña, Cumbiera, Singer, Musician, Writer, Thinker, Artisan.
She created her venture, Chocolate Caro, to raise awareness about the real human, environmental, and cultural cost of mass-produced chocolate. It is her goal to educate people about the way to make ethically sourced, and culturally authentic traditional Chocolate without any additives, and to encourage them to pass on this knowledge to younger generations.