June 25: ChocoSol Bike Tour!

Date: Saturday, June 25th Time: Meet @ 9am just outside Broadview subway station (769 Broadview Ave) Duration: 4 hours (this includes free time to explore the farmers markets) Cost: $25 (kids 12 & under are free). Ticket price includes food & drinks. Tickets: universe.com/chocosol-bike-tour-bike-month Join ChocoSol for Bike Month as we ride together through Toronto to visit a few of… Read More June 25: ChocoSol Bike Tour!

June 20: Women’s Gathering – Cycling Talk & Dinner

Date: Monday, June 20th Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm Location: ChocoSol (1131 St Clair West) Cost: $20 (food & drink included) Tickets: universe.com/chocosol-womens-bike-talk As pedal-power supporters and cycling enthusiasts, ChocoSol is celebrating Bike Month by hosting a gathering at our facility specifically for women/trans-women to dialogue about cycling in general and in Toronto. We will be serving dinner, drinks, and chocolate bites. **All food will be… Read More June 20: Women’s Gathering – Cycling Talk & Dinner

We Are Hiring!

We are happy to announce that we are currently accepting applications for 3 positions this summer! Please refer to these links below for more information. Application deadline is June 3rd at 3 pm. Please submit to byron@chocosoltraders.com. Chocolate Production Apprenticeship Tortilla Production Apprenticeship ChocoSoil Apprenticeship  

Oaxaca Profundo Coffee: A ChocoSolista’s Trip to our Coffee Growing Communities

In March 2016, one of ChocoSol’s Lead Animators (Emily Wat) was sent to Mexico to visit 2 of our coffee growing communities in the mountains of Oaxaca as part of our ongoing commitment to building horizontal trade relationships. Although coffee is not native to the lands of Mexico, Indigenous communities in Oaxaca have successfully integrated this… Read More Oaxaca Profundo Coffee: A ChocoSolista’s Trip to our Coffee Growing Communities

April 26: Jaguar Chocolate Workshop

Date: Tuesday, April 26 Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM Location: 1131 St Clair Ave W Tickets: $50 (must register in advance through universe.com/jaguarchocolateworkshops) Join Chrystal Porter (ChocoSol Pastry Chef) and Chris Christou (ChocoSol Researcher and Ambassador) for a hands-on chocolate making workshop focused on this incredibly rare, unique, and delicious “white” chocolate made from cacao blanco (white cacao). Attendees… Read More April 26: Jaguar Chocolate Workshop

Re-discovering Cacao: PhD Research Discussions with Michael Sacco

Tickets: universe.com/rediscovering-cacao Join Michael Sacco, ChocoSol Founder and Trent University PhD candidate, to explore the spiritual, ecological, and geo-political unfolding of the story of chocolate. Engage in a four-part conversation about his thesis (no background knowledge is needed, just a passion to engage in the story of cacao). Time: Each night runs from 7-9 PM and includes eating and drinking chocolate… Read More Re-discovering Cacao: PhD Research Discussions with Michael Sacco