ECU: Grace Morales

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Pichincha, Ecuador

Grace Morales

Producer: Grace Morales

Farm Name: Finca Cruz Loma

Location: Pichincha, Ecuador

Altitude: 1450 masl

The farm is surrounded by virgin jungle, home to a large number of species which can be seen as you wonder across the land. Coffee is not the only thing grown here, the farm is 350 hectares in total with coffee making up less than 2%. The farm also produces many other fruits and vegetables for sale and export. It is a special place for the entire extended family who used it as a hub for get-togethers and holidays.   

Today on the farm, Grace carries out natural and washed processes. For Grace, processing her coffee in different ways is important as it allows her to offer profiles for various tastes. She is passionate about high quality food products and wants to offer something really special. Grace works mainly with her brother but as it is a family farm everyone comes together to help when needed. Grace and Bryan are new to coffee production having planted their trees only three years ago. After much excited waiting they have now had their first proper harvest. 

Varietal: Sidra, Typica, Caturra, Bourbon

Processing: Fully washed and fermented for 24 hours

Association: None

Sourced From: Cinco by Caravela

Farm Size: 350ha

Area in Coffee: 5ha

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