7g Roasters - Ethiopia Kochere, Boji
Situated in the Kochere woreda of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region, the Boji washing station lies around 25km from the town of Yirgacheffe in the village of Ch'elelek'tu. Delivering to this station there are about 500 smallholders all farming on around 1 hectare of land each. This region is known for producing outstanding coffees and this lot is no exception to the rule.
Cairngorms - Nano Challa, Lot 21
The ‘Nano Challa Cooperative’ (meaning ‘the area above’ in reference to their prime coffee growing location at high altitude) was established in 2004 by an initial 25 farmer members from the Agaro town in the Jimma Zone. These founding members formed the group to foster unity and to share in addressing issues they were facing around finding good buyers for their coffee. Around this time Jimma was an area that was synonymous with low quality natural coffees.