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PrimaVera Family

Guatemala El Patio

General Info:​

Importer: COFFEEMAXGREEN

Trader: PrimaVera

Origin: Guatemala

Farm: Finca El Patio

Region: Santa Ana la Montaña, Fraijanes

Varietal: Catuai, Pache, Typica, and small amount of Catimor

Process: Honey

Size of Finca: 14Hectares

Harvest time: December –  March

Coffee produced: 16,799 kg (avg. Year)

Altitude: 1750 masl

Rainfall: 1500 ml

Temperature: 10 – 28ºC

Water Supply: Rainwater (only in winter time)

Soil: Loamy clay

Owner: Ovidio Garcia Monterroso

About

Ovidio Garcia lives with his wife and three children and runs the El Patio Farm. It was in 1987 when he planted his first coffee trees and he has been working and improving his farm ever since.

When he was young, he already used to go and work as a coffee picker on other farms in the region, often together with his father.

Last year, he started processing his coffee into honeys and naturals, something that he is really excited about. Water sources are scarce in this region and therefore it is challenging for most producers to process washed coffee. So, he decided to turn need into a virtue and dive into the challenging process making honeys and naturals. And with success! Also, he has won several prices in regional competitions with his coffees. We feel very proud to be working with such a dedicated producer.

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