Costa Rica La Pastora Tarrazu - medium roast, notes of apricot, fresh pastry, and caramel cream.
Grower: Cooperativa de Caficultores de Tarrazú RL (COOPETARRAZÚ)
Variety: Caturra, Catuai
Region: San Marcos de Tarrazú, San José, Costa Rica
Harvest: November – January
Altitude: 1300 – 1600 meters
Soil: Volcanic loam
Process: Fully washed and dried in the sun
Costa Rica La Pastora Tarrazu SHB EP is produced by Cooperativa de Caficultores de Tarrazú RL (COOPETARRAZÚ), a cooperative that was founded in 1960 and now has over 3,200 members from Tarrazu, a canton in the province of San Jose, Costa Rica. In 2004, COOPETARRAZÚ went through an organizational transformation bringing about five guiding principles for the cooperative: solidarity, transparency, sustainability, quality, and service. As part of their sustainable business model, COOPETARRAZÚ operates a profitable agriculture store and grocery store. Cooperative members also have access to low interest loans and healthcare. COOPETARRAZÚ also strives to serve the community through environmental protection initiatives and migrant worker support programs.