60 smallholder coffee farmers organized around Coffee Origen Grupo Orgánico Sur De Huila
Bourbon, Caturra, Castillo, Colombia, Geisha, and Tabi
Pitalito, Huila, Colombia
October - December
1350 - 1900 masl
Fully washed after pulping and fermenting, then dried under solar protection
COLOMBIA ORGANIC HUILA PITALITO is sourced from family-owned farms organized around Coffee Origen Grupo Orgánico Sur Del Huila, a selection of 109 producers who live within the municipalities of Isnos, San Agustín, Pitalito, and Acevedo in the department of Huila, Colombia. Grupo Orgánico Sur Del Huila is focused on quality organic coffee production and establishing direct trade relationships. Grupo Orgánico Sur Del Huila works in collaboration with an export company called Lohas Beans to establish connections in the specialty coffee market, which has improved coffee prices for its members and enables farmers to reinvest in their farms and provide for their families. Lohas Beans has also helped producers gain access to technical support for best agricultural practices and innovative coffee processing methods.