Back from Nicaragua

This past August, Lloyd Kirwan, Deb Willett and Scott Allen went to visit 501c3 charity, Jubilee House in Nicaragua.  This was a return visit from when we were there last January.  They met with our sesame growers and a couple of processing plants to determine who would be hulling our seeds this year.  We are hoping to bring in Nicaraguan sesame seed to make our Tahini in the near future. The vision is get our Tahini fair trade certified by the year 2011.
We have been working with the Jubilee House and what has now become 11 co-ops for more than a decade.  We started out planting 4 acres of test plots, today this project has grown into the sustainability of 2,000 sesame farmers. In fact, this year we will be donating a portion of our Tahini sales to the Jubilee House for their hard work.

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