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Origin Information

Grower
Smallholder farmers organized around the Haru Cooperative
Variety
Indigenous heirloom varieties
Region
Yirgacheffe, Gedeo Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia
Harvest
October – December
Altitude
1750 - 2300 masl
Soil
Vertisol
Process
Depulped and fermented, double washed, and dried on raised beds in the sun.
Certifications

Background Details

Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Grade 1 Haru Lot 1 Grainpro is sourced from family owned farms organized around the Haru Cooperative located within the coffee region of Yirgacheffe in the Gedeo Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia.  The Haru Cooperative currently has 1,187 members.  In 2002, the cooperative joined the Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (YCFCU), an umbrella organization established 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 45,000 members.