EPISODE 26 | March 6, 2013

Chocolate & Beer

This week’s discussion on Straight From the Source is all about chocolate stouts. How did they get their name? How…

EPISODE 25 | February 27, 2013

The Not

Learn about the origins of chocolate from Mark Sciscenti, a chocolate historian and chocolate maker currently in Santa Fe, on…

EPISODE 24 | February 20, 2013

Equal Exchange

Learn more about the fair trade movement on a special episode of Straight, From the Source as host Clay Gordon…

EPISODE 23 | February 13, 2013

Valentine’s Day with Madre Chocolate

Celebrate Valentine’s Day on a special episode of Straight From the Source! Clay Gordon is joined in the studio by…

EPISODE 22 | February 6, 2013

Vanilla + Cacao = Oxygen?

We’ve heard of single-source coffee and chocolate, but single-source ice cream? That’s the topic this week on Straight From the…

EPISODE 21 | January 30, 2013

SPAGnVOLA

Dominican-origin chocolate is the focus on this week’s episode of Straight From the Source. Find out how Eric Reed went…

EPISODE 20 | January 23, 2013

Tejas Chocoalte

Today on Straight From the Source host Clay Gordon is joined by Texas chocolate maker Scott Moore of Tejas Chocolate….

EPISODE 19 | January 16, 2013

Askinoise Chocolate

Askinosie Chocolate is an 8 person company and does more for ethical sourcing than most. Today’s guest is Shawn Askinosie,…

EPISODE 18 | January 9, 2013

Fruition Chocolate

This week on Straight From the Source, Clay Gordon is joined by Hudson Valley based chocolate maker Bryan Graham of…

EPISODE 17 | December 19, 2012

Cacao in Hawaii with Madre Chocolate

This week on Straight From the Source, Clay Gordon is joined by guest Nat Bletter, the founder of Madre Chocolate…

EPISODE 16 | December 12, 2012

Cocoa at a Crossroads

This week on Straight, From the Source, Clay Gordon discussing some pressing issues with Fair Trade and cocoa farming today….

EPISODE 15 | December 5, 2012

Chocolate in Belize

This week on Straight From the Source, host Clay Gordon is interviewing two guests about a famous chocolate destination –…

EPISODE 14 | November 28, 2012

Gifting and Storing Chocolate

This week on a holiday themed episode of Straight From the Source, host Clay Gordon gives listeners some very useful…

EPISODE 13 | November 21, 2012

Small Chocolate vs. Big Chocolate

How can small chocolate compete in the marketplace? This week on Straight, From the Source, Clay Gordon is joined by…

EPISODE 12 | November 14, 2012

Sandy’s Impact on the Chocolate Community

This week on Straight from the Source, Clay Gordon is talking about the impact Superstorm Sandy is having on the…

EPISODE 11 | November 7, 2012

European Chocolate Trip

Straight From the Source is back! Clay Gordon recently returned from a trip to Europe – London, Amsterdam, Brussels, Turin,…

EPISODE 10 | October 24, 2012

How Chocolate Gets Made

How does chocolate get made? Find out on this week’s episode of Straight From the Source with Clay Gordon. From…

EPISODE 9 | October 17, 2012

The Future of Chocolate

This week on Straight from the Source, Clay Gordon discusses the future of chocolate. Listen in as he first gives…

EPISODE 8 | October 10, 2012

Pyramid Tasting Technique

This week on Straight From the Source, Clay Gordon introduces his “Pyramid” chocolate tasting technique with guest Erin Fairbanks, Executive…

EPISODE 7 | October 3, 2012

Reading Chocolate Labels

Do you know what you’re looking at when you read a chocolate label? Clay Gordon is here to help on…

EPISODE 6 | September 26, 2012

Beer and Chocolate Pairing

On a special episode of Straight, From the Source, host Clay Gordon is joined by Sean McCain, sales director at…

EPISODE 5 | September 19, 2012

Meridian Cacao

On this week’s episode of Straight From the Source, host Clay Gordon is joined by Gino Dalla Gasperina, founder of…

EPISODE 4 | September 12, 2012

Rating, Reviewing and Judging Chocolate

On this week’s episode of Straight From the Source, host Clay Gordon celebrates the International Chocolate Awards with a program…

EPISODE 3 | September 5, 2012

Dr. Kristy Leissle

What does having a PhD in Chocolate mean? Find out with Dr. Kristy Leissle, this week’s guest on Straight From…

EPISODE 2 | August 29, 2012

Cocoa, Cacao, Sustainability & Fair Trade

What does sustainability actually mean? On the second installment of Straight From the Source, host Clay Gordon breaks down the…

EPISODE 1 | August 10, 2012

The Good Food Awards

On the debut episode of “Straight From the Source”, host and chocolatier Clay Gordon is joined by Sarah Weiner principal…