Origin Information

Grower
Adame Gorbota Cooperative
Variety
Indigenous heirloom cultivars
Region
Gedeo Zone, Ethiopia
Harvest
October – December
Altitude
1800-2000 meters
Soil
Vertisol
Process
Fully washed and dried on raised beds
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

Ethiopia Yirgacheffe FTO Adame Gorbota coffee is sourced from family-owned farms organized around the Adame Gorbota Cooperative located in the Wenago district within the Gedeo Zone of Ethiopia. The Adame Gorbota Cooperative currently has 533 members. In 2011, the cooperative joined the Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (YCFCU), an umbrella organization established in 2002 to support a sustainable coffee supply from cooperatives in the Gedeo ethnic region of Ethiopia. There are twenty-six other cooperatives affiliated with the YCFCU totaling more than 35,000 members.