Farm

OWNER : rolando villatoro

FARM : Finca las rosas

REGION: agua dulce, huehuetenango

VARIETALS: RED AND YELLOW BOURBON, marago, geisha, CATURRA AND CATUAI

ALTITUDE: 1,600-1,900 MASL

HARVEST: DECEMBER-MARCH

PROCESS: FULLY WASHED AND DRIED ON PATIOS IN THE SUN

lots: las rosas, el mangal, el roble, galeras, la niña pepena, las terrazas, palo gacho, cipresales

Story

Run by Rolando Villatoro and named for his mother’s love of roses, his estate is unequalled in beauty, health, and cleanliness. Rolando runs a successful coffee supply business that allows him to be on the cutting edge of coffee equipment, training, and practices while providing much needed assistance to local producers. Rolando also buys up lower-grade from farmers and resells it in the Mexican market. Without Rolando those farmers would take a substantial loss.