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September 2021 Events

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September 2021 Events

4th and 5th: Yorkville Junior Women's Club 26th Annual Fall Craft and Vendor Show @Beecher Center, Game Farm Rd, Yorkville, IL.   11th and 12th: Jerk, Seafood and Vegan Fest. @Washington Park-55th and Cottage Rd. Chicago   19th: Black Business Fashion and Vendor Show. @South Shore Cultural Center, Chicago   25th: Butterfield Park District Fall Fest @21W730 Butterfield Rd. Lombard, IL. From 10am to 4pm.   26th: Chicago Vegan Test Kitchen. TBA  

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How is Shea Butter made?

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How is Shea Butter made?

How to Make Shea Butter from Shea Seeds? After 20 years in the soil (yes 20 years!!!), the shea tree produces its first fruit and reaches its full production capacity at the 45 years mark. The fruit has a sweet taste, which probably gives the butter its nutritional properties. The shea seeds can be obtained after the fruit is eaten. While there are several different processes to making shea butter from shea seeds, here is a simple, step-by-step process: Cracking & Pounding Crack the shell of the shea seed with your hand to obtain the shea nut. After you have...

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Welcome to Xpressive Mocha Virtual Cafe

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Welcome to Xpressive Mocha Virtual Cafe

Pull up a chair, grab some coffee and let's get Xpressive!

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