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Plant Aloha: The Art of Cacao with Dr. Nat Bletter

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Free
Plant Aloha Hawaiian Sanctuary

 

Thursday, September 21st 2017 – 9:00am-12:30pm
“The Art of Cacao Fermentation” by Dr. Nat Bletter of O’ahu’s Madre Chocolate.

Find out why fermenting is the most important step for determining flavor in tree-to-bar chocolate making, how to grow and make international award-winning seed-to-tree-to-bean-to-bar chocolate, how to manage a cacao orchard, and how to succeed with the last but hardest steps of tempering chocolate in humid Hawai’i. Includes a tasting and hands-on walk through the Sanctuary’s cacao orchard to discuss spacing, orchard management, pollination, pruning, and harvesting.

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Plant Aloha Series

Hawaiian Sanctuary is proud to present: Plant Aloha, a FREE educational series of sustainable farming classes. Every Thursday morning, from 9:00am until 12:30pm, with special Saturday monthly offerings, led by local and visiting experts.

The Plant Aloha project is supported, in part, by the County of Hawaii, Research & Development. We are looking for support to complete and enhance this amazing FREE program. Please give what you can.

wade1Each class starts promptly with a lecture and Q&A before a hands-on farm experience. Come prepared with notepad and writing utensil, closed toed shoes, sun hat, and gloves.

View the full Plant Aloha Series schedule on our Calendar.

Space is limited, please register by emailing: grow@hawaiiansanctuary.com.

 


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The Plant Aloha project is supported, in part,
by the County of Hawaii, Research & Development.

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Date:
September 21
Time:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Hawaiian Sanctuary
Milemarker 12, Hwy 130
Pahoa, HI 96778 United States
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