My name is Absalon, I am 54 years old and I am coffee grower since I was a child. I live in the farm with my wife and 3 children who are 22, 20 and 18 years old. I am an associated member of the Cooperative of Coffee Growers of Santander and also a member of the Municipality Committee of Coffee Growers fo Barbosa.
I dont burn in the farm, I dont destroy the native trees either. As my farm is Rainforest Alliance Certified, I have to take very special care of the environment and wildlife. I recycle all the solid wastes of the property, also I have a grave for wastes.
Coffee Processing Information
I use the ecologycal system for the depulping of the coffee, this system allows me to save many water in the process. I have a parabolic device for drying the coffee.
Soil Type: Franco Arcilloso
Annual Precipitation: 1,500 millimeters
Shade Grown Type: 100% Shade Grown
Water Source: Natural Sources
No. Permanent Employees: 2
No. Temporary Employees: 8
|Farm Name||Buena Vista 5|
|Farmer/Rep.||Absalon Ariza Parra|
|Size (30kg boxes)||15|
|Program||Colombia North 2007|
|Processing system||Ecological System|
|Variety||Catura 50% Colombia 50%|
|Coffee Growing Area||5|
|High bidders||Wataru & Co., Ltd.|