Origin Information

Grower
Fura Cooperative
Variety
Indigenous heirloom cultivars
Region
Shebedino District, Sidama Zone, Ethiopia
Harvest
October – December
Altitude
1,790 meters
Soil
Vertisol
Process
Full natural and dried in raised beds
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

Ethiopia Sidama 3 Organic Natural Fura Grainpro is sourced from family-owned farms organized around the Fura Cooperative located within the Shebedino district of the Sidama region. The Fura Cooperative is a member of the Sidama Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (SCFCU), an umbrella organization established in 2001 to support a sustainable coffee supply from cooperatives in the Sidama region. SCFCU supports forty-six cooperatives with more than 80,000 farmer-members by providing access to financing, capacity building opportunities, and education for children. SCFCU also has established relationships with the international coffee markets, which facilitate greater earning capacity for farmers.