Chef Laura Agnew and sons 'As You Like It' Products and Catering - one of the featured chocolatiers that will be present at Chocolate Affair.

Chocolate Affair a festival of sweetness

Friday, March 20 at 7 p,m, at the Upper Florence Filberg Centre

Spring starts on a sweet note with lavish fair trade chocolate creations, live music by Anela Kahiamoe and Black Swan Fiddlers, wine tasting by Blue Moon Winery, floral arts by Delphine Flower & Garden, a silent auction and more.

All for a good cause! World Community is showcasing Camino Fair Trade chocolate at A Chocolate Affair, Friday,  March 20 at 7 p,m, at the Upper Florence Filberg Centre.

Guests will have an opportunity to sample a variety of delectable fair trade desserts created by chefs and chocolatiers from “As you Like It” Catering, Atlas Cafe, Cumberland Hemp Co., Dark Side Chocolates, and Tria Fine Catering. There will be plenty of gluten-free options too. Blue Moon Winery will pair with Dark Side Chocolates for a special treat.

Savour your luscious chocolates as you watch the film Bean to Bar which shows steps taken by artisans to create fine chocolates praised by food critics and chocolate lovers alike. Their passion for excellence and a working relationship that values the farmers underscores the importance of fair and direct trade.

“Everything we do is about social justice but we like to have fun while we’re doing it,” comments World Community’s Janet Fairbanks. “Smiles are guaranteed at this event.”

Tickets (only 200) are $20 and are now on sale at: Laughing Oyster Book Shop, Bop City Records, Dark Side Chocolates and Church Street Bakery.

For more info, call 250-337-5412.

 

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