Re: Support cacao forests & enjoy dark chocolate (11 oz.)!
- Correction: With your $45 or more Gift of Hope to SHI, you receive
an 11 oz. jar of Robin's Tropical Dark Chocolate, made with organic
shade grown cocoa.
To give a Gift of Hope, see
To learn more about Sustainable Chocolate, see
--- In SFVeg@yahoogroups.com, "carmen_cebs" <carmen_cebs@...> wrote:
> Support Sustainable Harvest International (SHI)'s work with
> in Central America growing cacao in multi-story shade forests.
> forests protect soils and provide a home for wildlife. In fact,
> approximately 85% of the birds that have left deforested areas are
> returning to these "forest gardens." Cacao is a valuable cash crop
> that enables the families working with SHI's programs to increase
> their incomes while protecting the environment. SHI's local field
> trainers provide families with materials and training in
> like pruning which can increase cacao production by as much as
> Charity Navigator recently named SHI as one of the 10 Best Managed
> Environmental Nonprofits.
> For just $45, you can Plant A Forest of Chocolate! SHI will send
> a beautifully-designed Gift of Hope notecard and a delicious jar
> fair trade, organic chocolate sauce from Robin's Chocolate Sauce.
> Your Gift of Hope will give a family in Central America seeds,
> nursery materials and training to plant an organic multi-story
> of cacao in their community. Cacao (what is used to make
> is a valuable cash-crop that can be grown in plots that mimic the
> natural forest. These multi-story farms provide families with a
> diversity of produce, mitigate global warming and create wildlife
> With just a hint of lime flavor, Robin's award-winning Tropical
> chocolate sauce is made with 70 percent dark chocolate. Robin's
> Fair Trade Certified ingredients help family farmers in developing
> countries receive a fair price for their products, which leads to
> higher living standards, thriving communities and more sustainable
> farming practices. On Fair Trade farms, slave labor is strictly
> prohibited and farms are inspected to ensure that Fair Trade
> standards are being met.
> To give a Gift of Hope, see
> To learn more about Sustainable Chocolate, see
> http://sustainableharvest.org/BelizeChocolateAdventure.cfm. Tour
> includes stay at Cotton Tree Lodge, which is a SFVS Discount
> Provider (http://www.sfvs.org/discounts.php)!