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Bean to Bar: Chocolate Making

Wed, Mar 20 | 6:00 pm-8:00 pm |$85.00

Join chocolate maker, winemaker and fermentation specialist Sean Taylor from FermentNomad.com as we make organic, single-origin dark chocolate in this hands on workshop. Roasting, grinding, winnowing, molding, and of course, tasting lots of chocolate. We will dive into the SCIENCE of chocolate, the ART of chocolate making and the cultural impact of the Cacao plant from 2000 BCE to the present day.

Following ancient techniques and utilizing state-of-the- art chocolate making equipment, we will design our own dark chocolate bars with, sea salt, coffee nibs and other organic flavors and spices. Enjoy some traditional Cacao tea and learn and how to make the best chocolate purchasing decisions, from a health, environmental, and social perspective. Attendees will leave with their two home-made dark chocolate bars, cacao nibs and a world of knowledge!

Delicious sips and nibbles will be served!

For adults and teens 14+ accompanied by an adult.

Indigo + Shibori Dyeing

Experience the fun and creativity of playing with indigo Shibori, one of the world’s most revered dyeing traditions. 

Leather Clutch

Design and create a lux leather clutch! Cut out your custom pattern, choose from a variety of leather textures and colors, set decorative closure fixtures using snaps, buckles, and rivets.

Natural Perfume

Learn about the history and art of natural perfumes while creating a formula with oils from around the world, including Italian bergamot, Haitian vetiver, Bulgarian rose, and more.

Mala Bracelets

Play with beads and their energies and explore the joys of creating three of your own mala bead bracelets. 

Giant Knit Blanket

Learn how to make a dreamy super thick and cozy knit blanket out of wool roving! Use a “table knitting” technique, forming the stitches with your hands rather than using knitting needles.

Pointed Pen Calligraphy 10AM

Learn the basics of modern pointed pen calligraphy. Start with an exploration of proper techniques, including how to correctly hold an oblique calligraphy pen and practice basic strokes to gain an understanding of how pressure affects ink flow.

Pointed Pen Calligraphy 2:30PM

Learn the basics of modern pointed pen calligraphy. Start with an exploration of proper techniques, including how to correctly hold an oblique calligraphy pen and practice basic strokes to gain an understanding of how pressure affects ink flow.