Origin Information

Grower
Adame Garbota Cooperative
Variety
Indigenous heirloom cultivars
Region
Gedeo Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Regional State, Ethiopia
Harvest
October – December
Altitude
1000-1400 meters
Soil
Vertisol
Process
Fully washed and dried on raised beds
Certifications
Organic

Background Details

ETHIOPIA YIRGACHEFFE ADAMEGARBOTA 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.