La Guachoca

El Salvador
Cantón Lomas de San Marcelino, Municipio de Coatepeque, Santa Ana
Caramel Apple, Dark Chocolate, Praline
$20.00
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Description

Description

Familia Pacas, Producer
Red Bourbon. Grown at 1350 masl.

The Pacas family has a long history in coffee (they found and named the Pacas variety in 1949) and they take risks with new projects and experiments while maintaining a focus on quality which is evident in the cup but also on the farms. We are very excited to bring in this washed Red Bourbon selection from Finca La Guachoca - named after the quail-like birds that inhabit it.


Overview:
The farm area, managed by Juan Constante, spans 57 hectares, and is largely composed of fertile, volcanic soil that promotes the healthy growth of specialty varietals of coffee such as:  Red Bourbon, Orange Bourbon, Pacamara and Bernardina.

The diversity of shade and coffee trees provide a home for different types of animals and plants. Café Pacas is also constantly performing labors aimed at soil and water conservation, biodiversity, and sustainability. 

In addition to coffee, Finca La Guachoca also produces jocote, which is a local fruit that is harvested during the month of September. Jocote provides another source of income for the farm.

Social Responsibility:
Café Pacas is committed to contribute in a positive manner to our society. Since 2012, they have developed a social responsibility strategy, which includes wellness workshops that are offered to their people. They have partnered with an NPO called FUNPRES. Together they have a stronger impact in the communities around the farms and mill. These programs are focused on providing wellness tools to the people that work at Café Pacas. Additionally, they receive individual psychotherapy sessions in case they need it.

Café Pacas recognizes that people are the most important part of their company and the socio-emotional wellness of these people is their top priority.

Environmental Projects:
-Re-planting of the farm using high quality varieties of coffee
-Using diversified shade trees
-Digging “fosas”, which are holes that capture water and organic matter into the acquifers.
-Using Green-approved fertilizers
-No hunting
-Soil erosion prevention programs
-Cypress forest at the top which is kept wild

    12oz of whole beans. Our premium coffee beans are roasted daily at our Greenpoint, Brooklyn roastery. Coffee is packaged in sealed compostable valve bags made from 100% renewable resources.  We roast to order!
Additional Info

Additional Info

Origin:
Cantón Lomas de San Marcelino, Municipio de Coatepeque, Santa Ana
Notes:
Caramel Apple, Dark Chocolate, Praline
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