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Origin Information

Grower
Adame Garbota Cooperative
Variety
Indigenous heirloom cultivars
Region
Gedeo Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia
Harvest
October - December
Altitude
1800-2000 meters
Soil
Vertisol
Process
Fermented underwater for 12-24 hours, washed with clean spring water, soaked for another 12-24 hours, and dried on raised beds
Certifications
Fair Trade

Background Details

Ethiopia FT Yirgacheffe 2 Adame Garbota Lot 2 GrainPro is sourced from family-owned farms organized around the Adame Garbota Cooperative located in the Wenago district within the coffee region of Yirgacheffe in the Gedeo Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia. The Adame Garbota Cooperative currently has 533 members. In 2011, 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.