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Single Origin SubscriptionRoasted Coffee

Our single-origin subscription highlights a different coffee every month!

For January and February, we are highlighting our Ethiopia Shantawene Natural.

Ethiopia Shantawene is named after the village where the majority of the people who work on the farm, many of them women, are from.

Daye Bensa stretches between 1,900 and 2,217 meters. The delivered cherry from comes from out-growers' farms higher up the mountain, between 2,000 and 2,400 meters.

Each year Daye Bensa hosts an Out-Growers Day. Nearly 1,000 farmers gather to celebrate their harvests and to receive second payments for their coffee cherry contributions. Daye Bensa additionally rewards the top three farmers from each of the three villages with certificates and cash prizes, recognizing them for consistently delivering high-quality cherries.

Going forward, Daye Benesa is hoping to work with more farmers, to particularly encourage women farmers and to work with Hawassa University, to help students perform research to improve coffee quality.

Process

Natural

Roast

Light

Origin

Ethiopia

Reminds us of

Strawberry Hard Candy, Ice Cream, Lime Blossom

Variety

Heirloom

Elevation

2100

Producer

Daye Bensa

Farm

Shantawene Village

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