This coffee was grown by 648 small-holder farmers located around the village of Nansebo. Farmers grow coffee along with their food crops.
During harvest, ripe cherries are picked daily, then delivered to Refisa Washing Station in the afternoon. At the washing station, cherries are hand sorted, floated in water to remove defects, de-pulped, wet fermented for 2-3 days, soaked in clean water for 6-12 hours & finally dried on raised beds until the moisture content reaches 11%.
region West Arsi
farm/farmer Small holder farmers
cultivar Wolisho, Kurume
process Washed, sun-dried
Wolisho & Kurume are both ancient Ethiopian Landrace cultivars. These are popular with farmers in Guji & Yirgacheffe. Wolisho is a tall plant with large beans. Kurume is a small plant with small cherries.
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