The Guirola family of El Salvador has been in the coffee business since 1888 for four generations, going on five. The extension of Montevideo Estate accounts for roughly 380 acres, situated on the San Salvador Volcano and ranging in altitudes of 1300-1700 meters.
Besides providing work to feed 600 people, the farm has donated land to build a school neighboring the farm that maintains 800 students from grades K1-11 as well as a clinic and child daycare center. In an aim to provide water independence, they've facilitated feasibility of water tanks to the neighboring 150 families with a capacity of 5,000 gallons per household.
Lastly, in hopes to make an environmental impact, the farm has aided in the preservation and habitat of local fauna and flora.
Bag Size: 12 oz
Variety: Bourbon, Typica
Region: San Salvador Volcano
Farm Name: Finca Montevideo