SANTA LUCIA This is a farm seeded with the traditional coffee varieties as the Arabica hybrids (Bourbón) and a part of the Caturra variety. This little farm has many kinds of fruit trees: oranges, sweet lemon, bananas, apples, guava, tangerines, also there are some exotic wood trees like: Cedars, Sota Horse, Laurel and Eucalyptus and some spices like: achiote. On this farm the coffee was worked 100% Honey (dried to the sun with the totality of its honeys), also is has received a small coffee quantity from Don Marcelo Nunezs farm, which is located in the Quebradas district, in order to fit the minimum required by Cup of the Excellence. For the three harvests that the Mena Castro Family has been working on this farm, they has hired only women, who are part of the mothers of the community which attend the Teachers Mothers Garden, in order not to benefit them with the work but with the payment for their work. Only ripe cherries are collected, which help those women to get a better payment.
|Farm Name||Finca Santa Lucia|
|Farmer/Rep.||Marcela Núñez Rojas, Alessia Mena Castro|
|Size (30kg boxes)||15|
|Program||Costa Rica 2008|
|Processing system||Conventional descascado|
|Coffee Growing Area||-1|
|High bidders||MOKKA SPECIALITY COFFEE|