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LUNCHBOX Talk: Sav(or)ing Our Seeds - Cacao to Chocolate
with Pete Schubert, Engineer, Geologist


Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM


Come learn all about chocolate, Theobroma cacao, from its botanical origins in the Americas to how it is made into the Food of the Gods. Pete, a budding bean to bar chocolate maker, leads us in this tasty exploration into the world of cacao, culminating with a tasting of some of his Durham-made Muzina Chocolate.
About LUNCHBOX Talks: Bring your lunch and join us for a free lecture! Pre-registration required.


About the presenter:

Pete Schubert is a retired engineer who was trained as a geologist and is passionate about living sustainably. He leads wildflower and geology hikes and is the director of the Cullowhee Native Plant Conference. Pete also volunteers with many nature-based and watershed protection organizations.  His newest passion is making bean-to-bar chocolate.


Registration open through 11/16/2017 11:59 PM EST



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