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Origin Information

Grower
Yidinekachew Dabessa | Yidinekachew Dabessa Estate
Variety
Indigenous heirloom cultivars
Region
Jimma Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia
Harvest
October - December
Altitude
1800 –2100 meters
Soil
Vertisol
Process
Full natural and dried on raised beds
Certifications
Organic

Background Details

ETHIOPIA LIMU 1 ORGANIC NATURAL YIDINEKACHEW DABESSA GRAINPRO is sourced from Yidinekachew Dabessa, who operates his own farm located in the Limukosa district within the Jimma Zone in the Oromia Region, Ethiopia. The area is well known for its wildlife including antelopes, hyenas, apes, colobus monkeys, leopards, and variety of birds. Yidinekachew, started cultivating coffee in 2008 when he inherited the 30-acre family farm from his father. Yidinekachew has partnered with his brother Mesfin, who has a degree in Agricultural economics, and together they have expanded the area of coffee cultivation to over 370 acres.