Serious Chocolate Talk: Cultural Significance of Cacao in Indigenous Cultures

July 17, 2012 (Tue) from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

1527 Queen Anne Avenue N.
Seattle, WA 98109

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Cost: Free

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Food     Educational     Chocolate    

Want to buy a male turkey? That will cost you 200 cacao beans – if you’re Aztec. While cacao may no longer be used as currency, it still carries much cultural significance in its birthplace, Central and South America. Former Peace Corps volunteer Kate Selting joins us to share what she learned about the cultural significance of cacao while living with cacao farmers in Central America.