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“The Future of Cacao & Coffee” Summit

December 1, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This summit is organized by the Northeastern University Consortium of Food Sustainability, Health & Equity and will cover the topics of sustainability and gender equity in the coffee and cacao global supply chains.  Featured speakers include Erika Koss, author of “Magic Beans or Devils’s Brew: The Politics of Transforming the Coffee Sector in Uganda and Rwanda,” and Carla D. Martin, Founder and Executive Director of the Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institute.

Session One, “Exploring the Global Picture of Cacao and Coffee,” is from 1-2:30pm and includes talks by Erika and Carla, as well as case study presentations by guests from Oxfam and the Coffee Quality Institute.  Session Two, “Exploring Beantown’s Role in Cacao and Coffee, includes a Q&A session focusing on sustainability and gender equality initiatives undertaken by local coffee and chocolate companies, including Goodnow Farms.

Monica will be part of the Q&A session and there will also be Goodnow Farms Chocolate samples available for tasting.  We encourage you to attend what will undoubtably be a very interesting and informative afternoon!

For more information on this free event check out this link:  https://www.northeastern.edu/cssh/policyschool/event/the-future-of-cacao-coffee-a-summit-on-sustainability-and-gender-equity-in-two-global-supply-chains/


December 1, 2016
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Northeastern University
Raytheon Amphitheater + Google Map