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Origin Information

Grower
Gelgelu Edemi
Variety
Indigenous heirloom varieties and selections
Region
Gedeb District, Gedeo Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia
Harvest
October – January
Altitude
1950 – 2150 meters
Soil
Vertisol
Process
Full natural and dried on raised beds
Certifications
Organic

Background Details

ETHIOPIA GEDEB 3 ORGANIC NATURAL WORKA CHELBESA GRAINPRO is produced by Gelgelu Edemi on his 55-acre farm is located near the community of Chelchele in the Gedeb district of the Gedeo Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region,Ethiopia.  Gelgelu is 70 years old and has been cultivating coffee for 58 years. In that time he has managed coffee through difficult times including the military rule of the Derge regime. Thanks to his coffee income, Gelgelu has been able to raise 11 children that have finished university studies, including two of his sons who help manage the farm with their degrees in agronomy and business.