???????????????????????????????

Producer Profile: Jaime Molina

Producer: Jaime Molina Farm Name: Guamalito Micro Region/Village: Altogrande, La Mesa Region/Department: Cundinamarca Varieties: Castillo, Colombia Altitude (masl): 1300 Processing: Mixed Fermentation (Aerobic + Anaerobic) Through this process, La Palma y El Túcan’s team attempts to combine both acetic and

???????????????????????????????

Producer Profile: Jaime Molina

Producer: Jaime Molina Farm Name: Guamalito Micro Region/Village: Altogrande, La Mesa Region/Department: Cundinamarca Varieties: Castillo, Colombia Altitude (masl): 1300 Processing: Mixed Fermentation (Aerobic + Anaerobic) Through this process, La Palma y El Túcan’s team attempts to combine both acetic and

???????????????????????????????

Producer Profile: Olga Beltrán

Producer: Olga Beltrán Farm Name: La Abuela Micro Region/Village: San Isidro, Anolaima Region/Department: Cundinamarca Varieties: Typica, Caturra, Castillo, Colombia, Bourbon Altitude (masl): 1750 Processing: Mixed Fermentation (Aerobic + Anaerobic) Through this process, La Palma y El Túcan’s team attempts to

???????????????????????????????

Producer Profile: Olga Beltrán

Producer: Olga Beltrán Farm Name: La Abuela Micro Region/Village: San Isidro, Anolaima Region/Department: Cundinamarca Varieties: Typica, Caturra, Castillo, Colombia, Bourbon Altitude (masl): 1750 Processing: Mixed Fermentation (Aerobic + Anaerobic) Through this process, La Palma y El Túcan’s team attempts to

DSC_0270

Producer Profile: Ricardo Torres

Producer: Ricardo Torres Farm Name: Buenos Aires Micro Region/Village: Anatolí, La Mesa Region/Department: Cundinamarca Varieties: Typica, Caturra, Castillo, Colombia, Bourbon Altitude (masl): 1450 Processing: Mixed Fermentation (Aerobic + Anaerobic) Through this process, La Palma y El Túcan’s team attempts to combine

DSC_0270

Producer Profile: Ricardo Torres

Producer: Ricardo Torres Farm Name: Buenos Aires Micro Region/Village: Anatolí, La Mesa Region/Department: Cundinamarca Varieties: Typica, Caturra, Castillo, Colombia, Bourbon Altitude (masl): 1450 Processing: Mixed Fermentation (Aerobic + Anaerobic) Through this process, La Palma y El Túcan’s team attempts to combine

Jesus Sanchez

Producer Profile: Jesús Sánchez

Producer: Jesús Sánchez Farm Name: Las Palmas Micro Region/Village: Tolú, Cachipay Region/Department: Cundinamarca Varieties: Typica, Caturra, Castillo, Colombia, Bourbon Altitude (masl): 1450 Processing: Mixed Fermentation (Aerobic + Anaerobic) Through this process, La Palma y El Túcan’s team attempts to combine both

Jesus Sanchez

Producer Profile: Jesús Sánchez

Producer: Jesús Sánchez Farm Name: Las Palmas Micro Region/Village: Tolú, Cachipay Region/Department: Cundinamarca Varieties: Typica, Caturra, Castillo, Colombia, Bourbon Altitude (masl): 1450 Processing: Mixed Fermentation (Aerobic + Anaerobic) Through this process, La Palma y El Túcan’s team attempts to combine both

Fernandes Family (37)

Farm Profile: Sitio Fernandes

Name: Sitio Fernandes City: Pedralva Total estate area (acre): 67 Altitude (masl): 1160-1330 Varietals: Bourbon, Mundo Novo, Acaia About The estate first belonged to Mr. Mario Fernandes who in 1974 was raising cattle and producing sugar cane. During this time

Fernandes Family (37)

Farm Profile: Sitio Fernandes

Name: Sitio Fernandes City: Pedralva Total estate area (acre): 67 Altitude (masl): 1160-1330 Varietals: Bourbon, Mundo Novo, Acaia About The estate first belonged to Mr. Mario Fernandes who in 1974 was raising cattle and producing sugar cane. During this time

Carlos Arévalo at La Palma y El Tucan facility in Bucaramanga, Colombia.
Elisa Maria Madriñan (co founder of La Palma y El Tucan) in the background.

The New Colombia: Specialty Coffee Driven by the People

This post is a continuation on a series about the rapid changes occurring in Specialty Coffee in Colombia. Read the first in the series: Colombia: A Clash of Mindsets here. Colombia is vast and I can easily admit that it’s one

Carlos Arévalo at La Palma y El Tucan facility in Bucaramanga, Colombia.
Elisa Maria Madriñan (co founder of La Palma y El Tucan) in the background.

The New Colombia: Specialty Coffee Driven by the People

This post is a continuation on a series about the rapid changes occurring in Specialty Coffee in Colombia. Read the first in the series: Colombia: A Clash of Mindsets here. Colombia is vast and I can easily admit that it’s one

IMG_6126 - Cópia

Farm Profile: Pinheirinho

Farm: Pinheirinho Area (ha): 25 City: Carmo de Minas Region: Carmo de Minas Altitude (masl): 1056-1140 Varieties: Yellow Icatu ,Yellow Catuai, Yellow Catucai, Acaia Processes: Naturals About Lilica is the third generation to manage the Pinheirinho farm, which was inherited

IMG_6126 - Cópia

Farm Profile: Pinheirinho

Farm: Pinheirinho Area (ha): 25 City: Carmo de Minas Region: Carmo de Minas Altitude (masl): 1056-1140 Varieties: Yellow Icatu ,Yellow Catuai, Yellow Catucai, Acaia Processes: Naturals About Lilica is the third generation to manage the Pinheirinho farm, which was inherited

Finca Chely

Producer Profile: Nelson Ramirez

  Farm: Chely Owner: Nelson Ramirez Location: El Cielto, Santa Barbara Altitude: 1510-1550 Variety: Red Catuai Size of the farm (ha): 15 Average production per year: 100-120 bags Process: Washed The villages Cielito, Cedral and Las Flores follow one after

Finca Chely

Producer Profile: Nelson Ramirez

  Farm: Chely Owner: Nelson Ramirez Location: El Cielto, Santa Barbara Altitude: 1510-1550 Variety: Red Catuai Size of the farm (ha): 15 Average production per year: 100-120 bags Process: Washed The villages Cielito, Cedral and Las Flores follow one after

finca david 012

Producer Profile: David Munoz

  Farmer: David Omar Muñoz Ulloa Farm Name: Nueva Esperanza Location: El Cielito Region: Santa Barbara Altitude (masl): 1570-1670 Farm Size (ha): 2.8 Variety: Pacas Process: Washed David planted his farm in 2008, based on all he’d learned about the

finca david 012

Producer Profile: David Munoz

  Farmer: David Omar Muñoz Ulloa Farm Name: Nueva Esperanza Location: El Cielito Region: Santa Barbara Altitude (masl): 1570-1670 Farm Size (ha): 2.8 Variety: Pacas Process: Washed David planted his farm in 2008, based on all he’d learned about the

IMG_7063

Producer Profile: Manuel Vallecillo

Farmer: Manuel Vallecillo Farm Name: Los Primos Location: El Cielito Region: Santa Barbara Altitude (masl): 1710-1860 Farm Size (ha): 3.5 Variety: Pacas Process: Washed About Manuel currently alternates between a life in Houston, Texas, where he works for a bus

IMG_7063

Producer Profile: Manuel Vallecillo

Farmer: Manuel Vallecillo Farm Name: Los Primos Location: El Cielito Region: Santa Barbara Altitude (masl): 1710-1860 Farm Size (ha): 3.5 Variety: Pacas Process: Washed About Manuel currently alternates between a life in Houston, Texas, where he works for a bus