Colombia, Fair Trade, Organic Tolima del Rio
This coffee is sourced from family-owned farms organized around ASOTBILBAO, a producer association with 50 members who live in Bilbao within the municipality of Planadas in the department of Tolima, Colombia. Members of ASOTBILBAO are graduates of Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje SENA. SENA is a non-governmental educational institution that provides social and technical education to its participants. The average age of members of ASOTBILBAO is 35 years old and in collaboration with an exporting company called Inconexus, coordinate efforts to improve the quality of coffee including technical support to guide coffee farmers on the best agricultural practices for quality coffee production and with investments in projects focused on the improvement of coffee farm infrastructure.