Chocolate: Greater than the Sum of Its Parts

In this talk Denise will describe only briefly what goes into making craft chocolate. However, the true value of craft chocolate are its outcomes. She will tell the tales of several of Castronovo Chocolate’s origins and travels to describe how chocolate promotes, peace, conservation, reforestation, biodiversity, and cultural survival. At a time when deforestation of the Amazon is possibly at a tipping point for both the Amazon’s microclimate and global climate, this talk is truly relevant for how cacao provides an economic alternative to deforestation.

Location: Bean to Bon Bon Stage Date: March 8, 2020 Time: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Denise Castronovo Jorge Schmidt