Articles tagged with: chocolate
It’s Valentine’s Day, a day to celebrate love! Our consumerist culture says the best way to express your love is through a gift of chocolates!
But not me, read on!
Walk into any store at this time of the year, the rich smell of chocolate permeates the air. Glistening with temptation are the fun-sized treats, but they are no fun for the farmers! Here are 3 devilishly delectable recipes to help you resist the urge to grab a kit-kat bar!
Everyone loves chocolates. We consume more than 3 million tons a year. Many holidays throughout the year provide a spike in sales of the delicious treat, including Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Halloween and Christmas. Most, however, don’t consider the fact that 200,000 children in West Africa work under forced labor conditions on cocoa farms to help produce those chocolates we enjoy, according to the United Nation’s Children’s Fund.
It’s only natural for nature lovers to get excited about the month of April. Characterized by new life, budding plants, and celebrations, April inspires us to act, promises hope, and reminds us that we are all guests on this majestic planet. April is about harnessing people power, setting intentions, committing to change, and celebrating our continued life!
All month long we’re taking a Refreshing Look at Fair Trade through the lens of sustainable living!
It is probably safe to say, all mothers want the best for their children, whether you are a mother in Burkino Faso or United States. The sad reality is that mothers in West Africa, where child trafficking is highest, have little means to change their circumstances themselves, and are therefore reliant on mothers in the US (and other Western countries) to speak up for them! Learn how buying Fair Trade Chocolate can help mothers achieve this goal!
It’s cold, raining & windy in New England,which means it’s great weather for snuggling on the settee with a cup of Fair Trade hot cocoa! Here’s a recap of this week’s news, blogs, and stories to keep you going for the weekend. Enjoy!
SERRV serves up a chocolate sampler in this deliciously Divine Gift Box set.