After three years as an online ceremonial cacao business, Soul Lift Cacao now has a physical business in Portland, Oregon! To commemorate the occasion, we hosted a Grand Opening celebration on June 14 and welcomed guests by Zoom video as well.
It's the middle of winter and most of us are still pretty isolated. Maybe you've been using our cacao at home for private rituals, as a coffee alternative, or even in our weekly Cacao Sharing Circle over Zoom. Now we want to see how you're using Soul Lift Cacao!
Often in the craft cacao world we hear people talk about “ceremonial grade” cacao. But there's actually no grading system for cacao. And groups use the term "ceremonial cacao" to mean different things. Here's our take on it!
All our Mayan indigenous sources say that anyone of any race or nationality who feels called to work with cacao is allowed to do so, if they do it with humility and respect. So what counts as respectful?
Want a crash course in what ceremonial cacao is all about? Listen to one or more of these podcasts! Soul Lift Cacao founder Nick Meador has appeared on four podcasts so far in 2020. We’ll update this link with more as they appear!
Soul Lift Cacao is focused on your health and well-being at all times. But that’s especially true during the current global health situation. The FDA has said there’s no evidence that covid-19 could be transmitted by food or beverage products.
Soul Lift Cacao acknowledges the collective conversation that has arisen recently around claims of cultural appropriation of cacao and ceremonial practices connected to it. Here's our summary of many years of work in this area.