Costa Rica micro-mills

I posted a Costa Rica Micro Mill travelogue to the new/temporary Sweet Maria’s image gallery site. I went on a whirlwind tour of Costa Rica small mills, basically a big shopping trip, looking for new contacts and outstanding coffees. I felt like it was a 8 day trip, but it was only 4 … filled with cupping, farm and mill tours, hand shaking, back slapping, flim-flamming. Okay, not much of the latter, but I can say for sure that the bar for quality has been raised, and there’s a whole new approach to coffee in Costa Rica that should give hope to those jaded by neutral cup quality from giant container load “Specialty Coffee.” The picture above is new coffee flower buds emerging for next years crop at Las Lajas, an organic farm in Alajuela/Poas area. -Tom

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Reddit
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Email