Coffee Tour

Santa Maria de Dota, our host community, grows some of the best coffee in the world. Today we took a tour of the whole coffee process, from crop to cup:

Arabica coffee grown together with guineo bananas and nitrogen fixing plants to create sustainable, shade-grown crops.

(Emily and Carley looking over the crops at Coopedota.)

Our guide, Gaby, showed us the inner workings of the coffee plant:

Coopedota roasts, packages, and sells several of its own brands, as well as selling beans to other roasters, some of which you might recognize:

Fabian treated us all to fancy coffee drinks at our award-winning local coffee shop: