CED Profile: La Siembra Co-operative/Camino

Year: 2011

This is one of the Canadian CED Network’s CED in Manitoba Profiles Project produced 50 stories of Manitoba communities working to build fairer and stronger local economies, reduce poverty, and revitalize neighbourhoods.

People with sweet teeth are connected across the world by a popular treat — chocolate — and the cocoa and sugar that make it so much fun to eat. But how often do we stop to think about how those rich ingredients are produced, and how much of our purchasing dollars ends up in the hands of the people working so hard to supply it for our enjoyment?