JHON JAIRO LEGUIZAMON-LA ESPERANZA

Farmer Profile: Jhon Leguizamon

Name: Tolima Location: La Veta, Colombia Region: San Juan de La China Altitude(masl): 1800-2000 Average Annual Rainfall(mm): 940 Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Harvest Season: May- July Variety: Mixed, Castillo, Caturra About Before 1999, La Esperanza was run by his

JHON JAIRO LEGUIZAMON-LA ESPERANZA

Farmer Profile: Jhon Leguizamon

Name: Tolima Location: La Veta, Colombia Region: San Juan de La China Altitude(masl): 1800-2000 Average Annual Rainfall(mm): 940 Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Harvest Season: May- July Variety: Mixed, Castillo, Caturra About Before 1999, La Esperanza was run by his

costarica2010 459

Farmer Profile: Omar Calderon

Name: Granitos de Ortiz Location: San Maria de Dota, Costa Rica Region: Tarrazu Altitude(masl): 1650-2200 Average Annual Rainfall(mm): 2600 Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Variety: Red and Yellow Catuai, Typica Soil: Volcanic About Tarrazu is one of the best areas

costarica2010 459

Farmer Profile: Omar Calderon

Name: Granitos de Ortiz Location: San Maria de Dota, Costa Rica Region: Tarrazu Altitude(masl): 1650-2200 Average Annual Rainfall(mm): 2600 Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Variety: Red and Yellow Catuai, Typica Soil: Volcanic About Tarrazu is one of the best areas

22693004464_61fff7777d_z

Factory Profile: Gathiruini

Name: Gathiruini Affiliated CFS: Komothai Cooperative Society Province: Central District: Kiambu Location: Gathiruini Nearest Town/Centre: Karatina Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1100 Altitude (masl): 1520-2200 Process: Washed and Naturals Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: November – January

22693004464_61fff7777d_z

Factory Profile: Gathiruini

Name: Gathiruini Affiliated CFS: Komothai Cooperative Society Province: Central District: Kiambu Location: Gathiruini Nearest Town/Centre: Karatina Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1100 Altitude (masl): 1520-2200 Process: Washed and Naturals Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: November – January

gen Kenya_4

Factory Profile: Kiangai

Name: Kiangai Affiliated CFS: Kibirigwi Cooperative Society Province: Central District: Kiangai Location: Kirinyaga, Nyeri Nearest Town/Centre: Karatina Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1500 Altitude (masl): 1310-1900
Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: November – January Varieties: SL

gen Kenya_4

Factory Profile: Kiangai

Name: Kiangai Affiliated CFS: Kibirigwi Cooperative Society Province: Central District: Kiangai Location: Kirinyaga, Nyeri Nearest Town/Centre: Karatina Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1500 Altitude (masl): 1310-1900
Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: November – January Varieties: SL

gen Kenya_5

Farm Profile: Ndocha Estate

Name: Ndocha Estate Province: Central District: Ruiru Location: Kiambu Nearest Town/Centre: Kiambu Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1300 Altitude (masl): 1575 Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: November – January Varieties: SL 328 Soil: Rich red

gen Kenya_5

Farm Profile: Ndocha Estate

Name: Ndocha Estate Province: Central District: Ruiru Location: Kiambu Nearest Town/Centre: Kiambu Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1300 Altitude (masl): 1575 Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: November – January Varieties: SL 328 Soil: Rich red

24-panama-daniel-peterson1-2

Producer Profile: Daniel Peterson, Hacienda La Esmeralda

Estate: Hacienda Esmeralda Region: Jaramillo and Canas Verdas Location: Boquete, Panama Altitude(masl): 1600-1800 Process: Washed and Natural Variety: Geisha About As a coffee farmer, Daniel´s interest in the sensory evaluation of coffee was once a rarity. The custom at Hacienda

24-panama-daniel-peterson1-2

Producer Profile: Daniel Peterson, Hacienda La Esmeralda

Estate: Hacienda Esmeralda Region: Jaramillo and Canas Verdas Location: Boquete, Panama Altitude(masl): 1600-1800 Process: Washed and Natural Variety: Geisha About As a coffee farmer, Daniel´s interest in the sensory evaluation of coffee was once a rarity. The custom at Hacienda

IMG_0151

Farmer Profile: Roberto Figueroa

Location: El Cedral, Las Vegas Region: Santa Barbara Altitude(masl): 1565-1585 Average Annual Rainfall(mm): 800 Process: Washed, Dried on parabolic driers Variety: Pacas About Since 2005, Santa Barbara, and the small producers living and working there, have shared the distinction as

IMG_0151

Farmer Profile: Roberto Figueroa

Location: El Cedral, Las Vegas Region: Santa Barbara Altitude(masl): 1565-1585 Average Annual Rainfall(mm): 800 Process: Washed, Dried on parabolic driers Variety: Pacas About Since 2005, Santa Barbara, and the small producers living and working there, have shared the distinction as

IMG_0129

Farmer Profile: Pedro Sagastume

Name: El Quetzal Location: El Sauce, Santa Barbara Altitude(masl): 1555-1630 Average Annual Rainfall(mm): 800 Process: Washed Variety: Pacas About El Sauce, where Pedro Sagastume has his farm, is a micro region that is increasingly becoming renowned for high quality coffee

IMG_0129

Farmer Profile: Pedro Sagastume

Name: El Quetzal Location: El Sauce, Santa Barbara Altitude(masl): 1555-1630 Average Annual Rainfall(mm): 800 Process: Washed Variety: Pacas About El Sauce, where Pedro Sagastume has his farm, is a micro region that is increasingly becoming renowned for high quality coffee

eulofio_bj

Farmer Profile: Eulogio Martinez

Name: Los Yoyos Locaton: Las Flores, Santa Barbara Farm Size: 0.7 hectares Altitude(masl): 1400
Average Annual Rainfall(mm): 750 Process: Washed Variety: Pacamara About We met Eulogio in 2008, while visiting producers at San Vincente we were already working with. We are

eulofio_bj

Farmer Profile: Eulogio Martinez

Name: Los Yoyos Locaton: Las Flores, Santa Barbara Farm Size: 0.7 hectares Altitude(masl): 1400
Average Annual Rainfall(mm): 750 Process: Washed Variety: Pacamara About We met Eulogio in 2008, while visiting producers at San Vincente we were already working with. We are

IMG_0212 copy

Farmer Profile: Neptaly Bautista

  Name: Jazmin Location: El Cedral, Santa Barbara Farm Size: 2.10 hectares Altitude(masl): 1500
Average Annual Rainfall(mm):750 Process: Washed Variety: Pacas About Neptaly lives on the border of El Cedral, very close to El Cielito, where he owns another small plantation,

IMG_0212 copy

Farmer Profile: Neptaly Bautista

  Name: Jazmin Location: El Cedral, Santa Barbara Farm Size: 2.10 hectares Altitude(masl): 1500
Average Annual Rainfall(mm):750 Process: Washed Variety: Pacas About Neptaly lives on the border of El Cedral, very close to El Cielito, where he owns another small plantation,