27 Jan '14, 3pm

My love for @stumptowncoffee's Peru Churupampa has secured it a place on the @RooseveltCoffee menu. Farmer details,

Eber Tocto produced our Peru Churupampa lot on his 15 hectare farm. As a Q Grade cupper, he holds the position of Chief Quality Control at La Prosperidad de Chirinos Cooperative. His father, Rosalios, purchased the land 20 years ago specifically to produce coffee. Eber expanded the land and focuses on quality coffee production. They focus on replanting, selection of healthy seeds and plant nutrition. To assist farmers, La Prosperidad de Chirinos co-op maintains a nursery for new coffee plants as well as a model and learning garden for food crops. The co-op also produces guinea pigs, called Cuy, as part of a food security initiative since they are high in protein and an important part of the local diet. Chirinos has invested in an organic compost plant which uses all local materials to produce nutritive organic compost call ‘Pachakushi’ that they distribute to members. It i...

Full article: http://stumptowncoffee.com/producers/eber-tocto/

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