Campo Elias comes from an indian community in Cauca named Paeces. Several of this indians, came to Meta department several years ago looking for better opportunities to work the land. Each member of the community works in his own farm, but they as a community work in the benefit of all the members.
Nevertheless how difficult the way to his farm is as a consequence of the bad infrastructure of the zone, the community lives in a good balance with the environmental, looking for the preservation of the natural resources.
Coffee Processing Information
Campo Elias uses organic fertilizers which come from the depulping process of the cherries and organic wastes from the house as well. He makes cultural pest control and the wet milling process is entirely traditional.
Soil Type: Franco Arcilloso
Annual Precipitation: 2,000 millimeters
Shade Grown Type: Sun exposure
Water Source: Natural source of fresh waterNo.
Permanent Employees: 5
No. Temporary Employees: 8
|Farm Name||La Esperanza #2|
|Farmer/Rep.||Campo Elias Benitez|
|Size (30kg boxes)||15|
|Program||Colombia North 2006|
|Processing system||Traditional Wet Processing process|
|Variety||Caturra (30% ) Typica (70% )|
|Coffee Growing Area||4|
|High bidders||Cafe Amor Perfeito|