75% COLOMBIA, LA CLAUDINA LOT #2 / 25% BRAZIL, SITIO SAO JOSE
Gakenke washing station employs 3 to 5 permanent workers run by a manager, also the agronomist, who provides farming advice to the local communities.
Juan Saldarriaga is a producer who has two farms, La Claudina and El Encanto, of which El Chivero is part. They are about 60 hectares each, but only 42 are planted with coffee. The rest is still forest and natural reserve. Currently, Juan is experimenting with different cultivars
Here’s another from Juan Saldariagga, the farmer who brought us La Claudina. With Antioquia being mostly renowned for its more chocolate and heavier-bodied coffees Juan and his fellow farmers wanted to create bolder and more interesting profiles. .
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