A Trip to South Huila Colombia, to visit farmers we were buying coffee from back in October 2009
The goal was to visit small producers who we had bought A term that designates not only a small volume of coffee, but a lot produced separately, discreetly picked or processed to have special character. Read the full definition!: Micro-Lot is a term ripe and ready coffees from, to see harvest, and to take some nice photos!
It was great to put a face to some of the really nice lots we had offered lately, to strengthen the relationship, and see how they are working.
I printed and framed some of the photos you see here, and sent them to Colombian coffee is highly marketed and widely available in the US. They have been largely successful at equating the name Colombian Coffee with "Good" Coffee. This is half-true. Colombian can be very balanced, with good to share the pictures with the growers, and so they can display them in their houses as well. It’s a small thing, but feels good to find a way my photo-taking can benefit them as well. – Thompson