Ethiopia (Natural Process) [Africa]

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Ethiopia (Natural Process) [Africa]

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Medium-Light Roast

Notes:  Raspberry, Strawberry, Fruit Leather, Orange

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Origin Information

GROWER:  Hafursa Cooperative

REGION:  Gedeo Zone, Ethiopia

ALTITUDE:  1,900 - 2,300 Meters

PROCESS:  Full natural and dried on raised beds

VARIETY: Indigenous Heirloom Cultivars

HARVEST:  October - December

SOIL:  Vertisol

CERTIFICATION:  Organic

Background Details

This coffee is sourced from family owned farms organized around the Hafursa Cooperative located within the coffee region of Yirgacheffe in the Gedeo Zone, Ethiopia. The Hafursa Cooperative as established in 1975 and currently has approximately 955 members who produce their coffee on plots of less than 1.5 hectares that are shaded and intercropped with banana and other nitrogen fixing crops. In 2002, the cooperative joined the Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (YCFCU), an umbrella organization established in 2002 to support a sustainable coffee supply from cooperatives in the Gedeo ethnic region of Ethiopia. There are twenty-six other cooperatives affiliated with the YCFCU totaling more than 45,000 members.