The time for public opinion is running out. This is the chance for us to be
So, to give you an opportunity to speak, write or learn about both issues,
EAO will be having a table in the Student Center during lunch, Monday through Thursday 11-2 to offer
information about the extreme dangers of hydraulic fracturing and the pipeline.
Come to share your opinions whether for or against both issues. Or you could
always just stop by to chat!
We will have stickers and be selling our sporks and EAO bags!
Gasland follows director Josh
Fox as he travels the United States and uncovers the truth behind hydraulic
fracturing or "fracking," the process that is used by natural gas
companies to extract gas from the earth. Gasland gives a view into the
political corruption caused by the big oil companies in America and brings to
light a relatively unknown but nevertheless very important issue of the current
energy crisis. Josh Fox received the 2011 Emmy for Best Directing for
Nonfiction Programming and Gasland was nominated for the Oscar for Best
Join representatives from Kallari Chocolate for a
presentation about the chocolate making process, sustainability, the impacts of
the chocolate industry on the Ecuadorian economy and an organic chocolate
To attend the event you must have R.S.V.P'd.
Kallari is an indigenous Kichwa association of
small cocoa growers in the Ecuadorian Amazon that has gained international
exposure for their launch of their own line of gourmet dark chocolate bars
throughout the United States and Scandinavia. This educational and sensory
stimulating lecture helps you learn to distinguish chocolate notes, discern
roasting techniques and recognize origins. Participants will savor gourmet
chocolates from around the world during the session, meanwhile developing
sensory control of the palate and texture identification. The audience will
gain familiarity with the numerous stages in cocoa production and bean
preparation from an Amazon cocoa grower. Then, an experienced chocolatier will
share about the regional flavors of cocoa beans, the process involved in
chocolate making, and the economic impact of the world's third most important
commodity. Chocolate bars processed nearby the cocoa groves will be matched up
against the top rated leading gourmet, fair trade, and organic dark chocolates
in a blind tasting that will challenge even experienced chocoholics.