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Origin Information

Grower
Gerbicho Lela Cooperative
Variety
Indigenous heirloom cultivars
Region
Sidama Zone, Southern Nations Nationalities, and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia
Harvest
October – December
Altitude
2000 masl
Soil
Vertisol
Process
Full natural and dried on raised beds
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

This coffee is sourced from family owned farms organized around the Gerbicho Lela Cooperative located in the district of Aleta Wondo within the Sidama Zone, Southern Nations Nationalities, and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia. The Gerbicho Lela Cooperative joined the Sidama Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (SCFCU), an umbrella organization established 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.