San Augustín Community Farms, Colombia

San Augustín Community Farms, Colombia

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Elevation: 1750 masl

Varietals: Caturra, Typica

Region: Huila

Processing: Washed Fermentation

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This lot comes from 35 producers near the town of San Augustín. Their farms are in Huila in Colombia’s southwest near the border with Cauca department. This small lot is a traceable microlot: the coffee community in San Agustín is working with a Colombian exporter Lohas Beans, who in turn is working with Royal Coffee in California. Lohas Beans has been working with these producers implement and maintain environmental and quality initiatives. These have included protection and cultivation of local fauna, intercropping food plants with coffee shrubs, and training on cupping, coffee production, processing, and transportation of coffee.

Brown sugar and navel orange define this coffee’s flavor profile. It finishes with candied milk chocolate (think tootsie rolls) and floral hints of orange blossom.