|Farmer||Carlos Francisco Guzman Rosero|
|Tasting Notes||Apple, Berry, Floral, Caramel, Cream|
In return we pay a premium for their coffee that both covers the additional costs of selective picking, and the cost of legally required health care and pension payments that so few pickers are ever paid.
In July 2019 we visited a couple of farmers who contribute to this blend, as both pickers and producers. The images here are from these producers’ farms: Nelson Chaves, Bernard Chaves and Vicente Cardenas.
The concept behind this coffee is to acknowledge the importance and value of the largely unappreciated players in the coffee supply chain, coffee pickers. Pickers play an important role in producing great coffees, yet they are commonly some of the most vulnerable people in the coffee supply chain.