ChocoSol is nominated again for TORONTO’S BEST CHOCOLATE in NOW Magazine. Please vote for us online!
Watercress (Nasturtium officinale) Watercress is an aquatic plant that thrives in moisture-rich environments such as alongside streams and ponds. It can be found growing in Europe and West Asia and was brought to North America with the arrival of European immigrants. In ancient times it was a popular vegetable for its flavour and medicinal properties,… Read More ChocoSoil Blog #4 – More Edible Weeds!
Join ChocoSol Traders and the Evergreen Brick Works farm-to-table team at the Toronto Food & Wine Festival for the ultimate culinary weekend! You can find us there on Fri. Sept. 18 and Sun. Sept. 20. We have created a limited-edition chocolate to showcase the relationship between maize and cacao, so make sure to come, savour, and enjoy!
In Cajete’s book Native Science, biophilia is the innate instinct that all life has an affinity to other life, and that humans learn about the natural world through participation in it, not detached and ‘rational’ study. ChocoSol tries to embody this view. Our chocolate is rooted in place, the ecology of the way it was… Read More ChocoSol challenges people to get their biophilia on
Serving up our 5 Chili Bullet eating chocolate, spicy drinking chocolate, and spicy corn soup this entire long weekend at the Hot & Spicy Food Festival! Find us at Harbourfront Centre from Friday, September 4th until Monday, September 7th.
Weeds are often viewed as undesirable and unwanted plants in our gardens. After you read this blog you will hopefully come to realize that some weeds are not only edible but are also a great addition to urban gardens and your local diet. At ChocoSol we recognize that edible weeds are a great asset for our local and… Read More ChocoSoil Blog #3 – Edible Weeds!
ChocoSol is hiring! JOB POSTING: Tortilla Project Support Staff (PDF version) We are seeking 3 to 4 enthusiastic and experienced individuals to join the ChocoSol team as Tortilla Project Support Staff for intensive hours during the period of August to October. Your main job will be to make and sell tortillas in a fast-paced environment… Read More Job Posting: Tortilla Project Support Staff
Most of our cacao beans are sourced through horizontal trade relationships with small-scale growers in Southern Mexico. Did you know that we also source from growers in the Dominican Republic who receive carbon credits for their organic cacao? Read more about how the Dominican Republic is supporting positive environmental action in the chocolate industry: http://www.cepf.net/news/top_stories/Pages/Create-Change-in-the-Dominican-Republic-by-Consuming-Chocolate-with-Care.aspx