Single origin, microlot, co-op, small farm: what’s the difference?

Microlot, single origin, small farm, estate -- a coffee's origin and traceability has taken on new value in recent years but understanding the difference and what, if anything it means for your cup, can be tricky. Thankfully, we are up for a challenge! In this blog, moving from macro to micro, we decode these frequently-used, seldom-described coffee descriptives.

Coffee profile: El Eden Mexican Guerrero

El Eden's Mexican Guerrero comes to us from the El Eden Cooperative*, located in Atoyac de Alvarez, Guerrero, Mexico. Atoyac de Alvarez is located high in the jungle, approximately 200 miles southwest of Mexico City, nestled between the Pacific Ocean to the south and the Seirre Madre Sur Mountains to the north. Atoyac's location, though difficult to... Continue Reading →

Finca Idealista’s Nicaraguan Matagalpa is here!

We are excited to announce brilliant Nicaraguan coffees from Matagalpa and Jinotega! Gold Mountain Coffee Growers has their own shade-grown coffee farm (Finca Idealista—Idealista coffee farm) high in the canopy of Nicaragua's southwest mountains; they also work with, and connect, partner coffee farmers with international markets, access to credit, technical assistance, and sustainable development projects. Finca Idealista... Continue Reading →

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