Students in Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Sara Ashpoles' Environment & Chocolate First-Year Seminar recently shared their values surrounding food sovereignty and sustainability through on-campus street art created using chalk. Their artwork includes messaging around labeling, the cacao tree and deforestation, and locations where cacao is grown. Of note is the Ghanaian symbol for farmer drawn by Faith Olusegun who is from Ghana and received the Chocolate grant to intern with a Ghanaian Chocolate in May.
Chocolate Passport Project Creates Street Art
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