Behind The Bean

Location: The San Juan del Río Coco municipality of the Madriz department in Nicaragua's mountainous north

Farm: 25 de Marzo Cooperative

Founded: 2008

Varieties: Catuai, Caturra

Altitude: 900-1,200 masl

Process: Washed Method

Drying: Patio Sun Died

Harvest Season: November - March


Cherry Picking...
The cooperative has 49 member ( 15 of whom are women ). Together they cultivate 140 hectares of hand-picked coffee cherries. On top of that, after the initial machine sorting the beans are hand sorted to further remove defects.