Joyce Kushner Coco-Zen Photo: Mary Vincent
Gratitude Gourmet was pleased to be a Media Partner for the Sept. 29 Fair Trade Month Kickoff San Francisco Party powered by Trendy Lime which featured a variety of creative products from coffee and teas to a variety of Quinoa products such as vodka and chocolate. What a great concept to incorporate Quinoa, one of the healthiest grains in the world, with other popular products like vodka and chocolate! If you want to learn more about the health benefits of Quinoa, check out this Gratitude Gourmet article.
Fair Trade treats were provided by: Honest Tea, Numi Tea, Divine Chocolate, TCHO Chocolate, La Yapa Quinoa, Weaver’s Coffee and Rishi Tea
Fair Trade Fashion was provided by: HAE Now Fair Trade Organic Cotton Clothing and Tompkins Point Apparel
Mary Vincent, Leslie Lum Credit:FairTradeUSA
The Drink Menu created exclusively for Fair Trade USA by Danny Ronen, Fair Trade Spirits Co. included:
FAIR.ly My Dear….
FAIR. Quinoa Vodka, fresh lemon juice and mint syrup served over ice. Topped with HONEST TEA® Peach Oo-La-Long, a dash of absinth and garnished with a sprig of mint.
FAIR. Quinoa Vodka, fresh lime juice, and Main Root Ginger Brew served over ice. A FAIR. version of the Moscow Mule.
FAIR. Indian Summer
Inspired by H.Joseph Ehrmann of Elixir, SF’s 1st Green Certified Bar - Numi Organic Ruby Chai Tea infused FAIR. Quinoa Vodka, organic and unfiltered apple juice, organic agave nectar, fresh lime juice and a touch of egg white. Served in a chilled cocktail glass with an apple slice garnish.
Joyce Kushner, Owner of Coco-Zen, featured the most DELICIOUS organic, VEGAN, and Fair Trade Certified Chocolate Truffles!! You must try them!! :-) Her business tagline is 'Experience Oneness with Chocolate', and with her chocolate, I wholeheartedly agree!
You can view all Photos from the event here.