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Finca Sophia – Equator Coffee’s Experiment in Quality and Sustainability https://t.co/Qd6xXwYBnx

Finca Sophia – Equator Coffee’s Experiment in Quality and Sustainability https://t.co/Qd6xXwYBnx

Finca Sophia an all-Gesha coffee farm in Panama owned by the founders of Equator Coffee is an experiment in producing high-quality coffees in a sustainable manner, and it’s working Finca Sophia’s grounds cover the steep slopes of the mountains of Panama. (Photo courtesy of Helen Russell) In the lush rainforests of Panama, up at the dizzying height of 2,100 meters, a rejuvenated coffee farm is charting a course for a new era of sustainability. Planted only with the legendary Gesha varietal, the farm, one of the highest, if not the highest in Central America, has finally brought its first harvest to market, and it’s spectacular. Finca Sofia was founded in 2008 and is owned by Equator Coffee ‘s own Brooke McDonnell and Helen Russell (you can read our Master Q&A with Helen here from our April + May 2016 issue), along with Willem Boot of Boot Coffees , and Equator’s former Dire...

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