Cacao Journal

Our Focus On Sustainability

May 22 2019 0 Comments Belize Cacao Cacao Ceremony Impact Packaging Sustainability

So of course, sustainable design has been a part of Firefly from the very beginning. Engaging in ritual with a plant for my own healing requires a mutually beneficial relationship, so operating with care for our planet is a must. In this issue, I will share more about what we're celebrating and what we're working on.

Guatemalan Mountains of True Peace

May 10 2019 0 Comments Cacao Cacao Ceremony Cacao Farm Direct Trade Guatemala Q'eqchi' Maya Sourcing Travel

To get to their homes and farms, we walked the better part of an hour up and down steep slopes and crossing a precarious cable footbridge across the Cahabón River. We were welcomed with open arms into a place that felt like cacao Narnia. We walked along the river amongst thirty-year-old cacao trees lining the hills, sprouting vibrant red, yellow and green pods. With no electricity or roads in the area, it felt as if we were in a completely different world. Surrounded by nature, we felt peaceful, and calm as we explored the trees and learned about their ancient cacao rituals.

Create Your Daily Cacao Ritual

May 01 2019 0 Comments Cacao Cacao Ceremony Medicinal Mushroom Ritual Self Care

Developing a new habit can be challenging, yet we believe from personal experience that having a daily cacao ritual can greatly improve your well-being and maintain a positive state of mind.

 

To build a nourishing habit that you can count on, it's important to set yourself up for success. We've written a list of things to consider as you design your daily cacao ritual below. These are for inspiration and encouragement and are meant to be experimented with. As you weave cacao into your day, you will naturally find what works best for you!

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