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Colombia Las Rosas

  Recently, our President Russ Prefontaine had the opportunity to visit La Plata, located in Huila Colombia. He went to visit Las Rosas (formerly Las Marias) the women’s cooperative that we have been working with for some time. Las Rosas was founded in September 2010 by women in the region, overwhelmed by the lack ofMore

Colombia – Elias Roa – Acevedo, Huila – Direct Trade

Elias Roa and his family have been producing coffee for 25 years.  Elias has 2 farms, this one in the Acevedo region called Finca El Recuerdo and the other is in El Pital called Finca Tamana, giving him the ability to harvest coffee all year long.  Elias will be able to send his 3 childrenMore

Colombia – Arnulfo Leguizamo, San Agustin, Huila – Direct Trade

We are extremely excited and proud to be introducing you to not only one of, or THE BEST Colombian coffee in the world, but also one of the best coffees we have tasted in a very long time.  Arnulfo Leguizamo, a coffee producer in San Agustin, a micro region of the Huila district broke recordsMore

Colombia, Huila Coffee Sourcing Trip – 2012

In Early November 2012 I had the opportunity to go back to Colombia.   This was a great trip, again in Huila, where we focused our attention in the micro-regions of Acevedo and San Agustin (You can view photos on our Facebook page).    This was my 5th trip to Colombia and am finally confident in workingMore

Colombian Huila buying trip

At the end of February 2011, John and I got home from touring coffee estates throughout Central America with one stop in South America to Colombia. I always get excited about going to Colombia.   The culture, the diverse landscape, the food and the excitement around coffee is contagious.   To top it off, I just loveMore