Chalum

Farm Manager: Mauricio Gomez, son of Armando Gomez
Varietals: Pache Verde, Caturra, Criollo/ Arabe, Bourbon Cupping
Notes: Bright fruity, orange and floral top with a light body and really sweet body and smooth after taste

Farm Size: 2 Hectares
Town/City: Caserio Valenton 1, Aldea San Martin, Municipio Todos Santos Cuchumatan
Region: Huehuetenango
Total Production: 30 lbs bags of Parchment Shade
Trees: Guineo (banano criollo), Chalum, Sauco y Mispero.
Rainfall: 1,800 mm (60-70 inches) per year
Altitude: 1,550 metros sobre el nivel del mar
Water supply: Natural water spring in the farm
Processing: Hand washed coffee
Owned since/ Founded in: Since 1995

Family History: Armando Gomez grandfather, Eusebio Gomez was the owner of the farm. Armando Gomez started working with his grandfather since he was 23 years old.  After his grandfather’s passed away, his sons took over the farms while Armando continued to work in the farm. It was until 1995 that Armando Gomez was able to start buying the farm from his uncles and aunts. It wasn’t until 5 years ago that he finally was able to purchased the farm. He has involved his whole family into coffee. His wife, two sons and two daughters help him fertilize, plant, pick and wash the coffee.

“Mi mission para este ano, con la ayuda de Dios, es continuar produciendo café de calidad y mi mision es encontrar un buen cliente que lo aprecie y nos ayude a seguir produciendo.” “My mission for this year, with God’s help, is to continue growing great quality coffee and my vision is to find a good client that will appreciate it and helps us grow.”