This Meru micro-lot peaberry coffee is grown by small-holder farmers of the Kamaara wet mill under the Cirigwa society. Cirigwa, one of 48 co-ops under the Meru Coffee Union, is committed to seeking fair coffee prices and to providing financial and educational support to all its members. The Kamaara mill was founded in 1982 and has seen its membership grow to over 500 small-holder farmers who farm over 50 hectares of land all inclusive and produce over 20,000 kilos of hand-picked coffee cherries. Individual member farms average between 1/2 and one hectare. Society member farms are located on the eastern slopes of Mount Kenya and enjoy the red friable volacanic soils that give their coffees the renowned fruit-forward flavors blackberry juiciness with a classic hint of ripe tomato savoryness infamous of Kenyan coffees.
Varietal: SL28 . SL34 . Ruiru 11
Harvest Season: September - January | 2018 - 2019
Altitude: 1,600-1,800 meters
Soil: Volcanic Loam
Process: Fully-Washed | Dried on Raised-Beds