Cloud Forest Cardamom
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1.7 oz / $5.88 per oz
Got your head in the clouds? Get yourself some cardamom grown in the cloud forests of Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. Sweet and tart with notes of ginger and apricots, it’s an upgrade to your usual green cardamom.
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With origins from the cloud forests of Guatemala, it’s no wonder this cardamom features notes of jungle flowers. These tart and summery whole cardamom pods are grown on a single estate on a biodynamic farm where partner farmer Don Amilcar practices fair business and looks out for his workers’ rights. His farming operation is so impressive and produces cardamom so top-notch that Saveur called him "the farmer shaking up the Guatemalan cardamom trade.
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- Sustainable Agriculture
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How it does good
Making a positive social impact and a low environmental impact
Burlap & Barrel sources their spices directly from farmer cooperatives and small farms. They visit each of these farms, spending time with the employees to learn about the economic, social, and environmental implications of their methods. Every decision they make is fueled by their goal to end inequality and exploitation in the food industry. They do this by connecting small farms to high-value markets, educating consumers about the impact of product traceability, and sourcing unique foods that are grown using biodynamic and organic techniques.
Burlap & Barrel uses fair trade practices when working with small, international farms.Learn More
low carbon footprint
Ingredients are sourced directly, shortening the supply chain and reducing the distance the product has to travel. Their spices are also dried in the sun.Learn More
The glass jars and lids are recyclable.Learn More
supporting key causes
Burlap & Barrel works to bring positive social impact both in the areas where they source and at home for their local organizations. As a Public Benefits Corporation, they publish annual Imact Reports that share updates on their social mission.Learn More
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Burlap & Barrel
This direct trade spice company is a public benefit corporation that works directly with smallholder farmers producing spices biodynamically and organically using traditional techniques. The incredible quality of their spices has been lauded in the New York Times, Food & Wine, and CBS News, among others.Shop Brand
How to use
Make chicken korma from scratch or season a marinade for skewers. Pairs well with Wild Mountain Cumin, New Harvest Turmeric, and Buffalo Ginger.