José Armando Pastrana was born and raised in Mozonte, Nueva Segovia, Nicaragua. Coming from a long line of coffee caretakers, his finca San Vicente, sits amongst virgin forest and natural biodiversity. José harnessing this area's unique, fertile & volcanic soils, and grows locally suitable coffee species to overcome the challenge of climate change.
Set amongst natural springs and verdant native fauna, third generation farmer Gilberto Carrillo sustainably produces world-class coffee from his small 2.3Ha family finca, Ojo de Agua ("Eyes of the Water"), near the small town of Unión Cantinil, Huehuetenango, Guatemala.
In this remote community outside San Marcos Huista, Huehuetenango, like many others in Guatemala -- more than 50% of the male population have left to seek a better future in the USA. This bad-ass group of ladies overcame their hardship, took matters into their own hands, and are producing top-class speciality grade coffee.
La Pastora Micro Beneficio hosts 3 generations of the Montero family. Farming speciality, sustainable coffee 1800m amongst the stunning volcanic mountains of Tarrazú, Costa Rica, they produce some of the best Costa Rican coffees.
There's speciality coffee, and then there's "Now that's speciality coffee". A remote collective of organic coffee farmers in Oaxaca Mexico have set the benchmark against which we compare all our other coffees.
Overcoming all odds, within 20 years Miller Walles and his family have transformed an area which was once believed impossible to farm anything, into an ode to speciality coffee, using agronomy, dedication and passion for his newfound craft.