General Data of the Farm *
Department: LA PAZ
Total Area of the Farm: 2.45 Hectare
Area Cultivated with Coffee: 1.05 Hectare
Height 1701 meters
Variety/ of Farming: (Can be more then one) Catimores
Certifications: DENOMINATION OF ORIGIN MARCALA
Annual Total production Volume (Bags/ Green coffee): ________________25_____________________
Producer Data *
Full Name: MARTIN GALEAS MEJIA
Age: 33 Years
Civil Status: Consensual Union
Cel #: 9448-9225
Email: (if you do not have, can be family member´s ) [email protected]_______
# of generation as a producer of coffee _______1°_____________________
Name of the Husband/Wife
DOMINGA DELCID AGUIRRE 35
Name of the children
Denis Galeas 12
Jose Galeas 11
Carlos Galeas 6
Participant Lot Data
Lot size (Bags of Green coffee): *
Height of the Farm (origin of the COE lot): * 1701 meters
Variety of coffee from the participating lot: * IHCAFE 90
Types of trees AVOCADO,
Period of harvest (months): *__JANUARY TO APRIL__________
Age of the farm where the lot was obtanied for COE in Years *_______5 Years_____________________
Type of Drying: Solar
Type of milling: * Wet, Mixed
Type of water source for milling: Mater well
Other Important Information
Tell us briefly, how you start in the coffee business:
HE STARED WITH A INHERITED LAND OF 1 HECTARE OF LAND, WHICH HE CULTIVATED WITH COFFEE IN THE YEAR 2012, THEN I PURCHASE MORE LAND AND IT WAS CULTIVATING, UNTIL TO ARRIVE TO THE 1.05 HECTARES CULTIVATED OF COFFEE.
What did you do to make the participating lot special?
SELECTION OF THE CHERRY IN ITS OPTIMUM MATURATION, SECOND CUTTING HONEY PROCESS.
What have you done to improve the quality of your coffee?
Cut: optimal cutting point
Wet mill: Honey process
Drying process: Slow dry process with solar energy
Do you have the milling equipment inside your farm? (If your answer is YES please describe it, if your answer is NO tell us how / who prepared the lot) pulping machine, motor, Wooden Screens, solar dryer
What means of transport do you use to move the coffee?
How do you market your coffee regularly?
Do you carry out any special activity to preserve the soil on your farm?
LIVING BARRIERS-WEED MANAGEMENT
Have you previously participated in the Cup of Excellence? NO
How many years:
Classified for the International Week
Have you attended any International Fair? No
Do you have experience in the preparation of micro-lots? YES
Do you carry out periodic evaluations of coffee quality? YES
If your answer was YES, briefly describe your process. (As he does, with whom he does it)
All the process is done by me, and use the laboratory of quality of DOP- MARCALA
Have you made contracts with international buyers? NO
If your answer was YES, with whom and for how long and how did you contact that buyer?
Was your farm affected by Roya? No
What activities do you do to control the fungus? Constant monitoring
What other problems do you face on your farm? Climate change
* Optional: Could you share what your dreams-goals-objectives are?
GET AN INTERNATIONAL BUYER AND KEEP THE QUALITY OF MY COFFEE AS LONG AS POSIBLE.
Attach five (5) Photographs (Farm, process, family, panoramic, cultivation, etc …) *
|Farmer/Rep.||Martin Galeas Mejia|
|City||Santiago De Puringla|
|Aroma/Flavor||Roasted peanuts, red fruits, tobacco, dried fruit, raisin, black berry|
|Acidity||bright, complex, crisp|
|Other||smooth, silky, round|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||792|