Café Pionero

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Created by Jenny Zambrano after an earthquake hit her village in 2016, Café Pionero has created direct-trade relationships between remote villages in the Andes Mountains and co ee roasters in Canada. This has resulted in better pay to the farmers, training and education seminars on sustainable farming practices, and employment opportunities (including some of the only paid jobs for women in Jenny’s village).

Café Pionero aims to create lasting relationships between rural communities and coffee roasters, ensuring fairly traded coffee year after year.

Naturally shade grown, forest friendly, and community supportive!

 

Variety: Acaúa, Arabica

 

Process: Natural (shade dried on raised beds in the beans natural cherry state, so that the bean absorbs all the natural sugars over a longer period of time). 

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