- West of the Central Cordillera.
- Variety of cultural resources and landscapes because of the hgh number of rivers that wind through valley and mountainsides that in turn create diversity.
- The area is home to a number of goldmines, in additon to producing coffee the area also growns sugar cane, and has a gastromomical reputation.
- Picking is done by the smallholders and their families, neighbours help too.
- Generally washed and dried on the farm, usually on steep slopes at high altitudes, or taken to be processes at a benefciary.
- Brought to cooperative headquarters or the dry mill for cupping, scoring and sorting for export.
There is often coffee cropping throughout the year, main and mitaca (‘fly’) crops, as a result of microclimates, changing weather patterns and slope faces. Global warming has presented some areas of Colombia with opportunity and others with challenge. The commitment to quality has not been affected by the by the occurance of landslides and earthquakes in some of these coffee producing areas.
- Country – Colombia
- Province – Tequendama
- Department – Cauca
- Municipality – Suarez
- Farm – Various farmers
- Harvest – November – February, April – July
- Varieties – Caturra, Typica, Colombia
- Altitude -1050 – 1850 masl
- Process – Washed