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Ethiopia Kossa Geshe Abukado natural

Coffee Flavor and Roast Profile

Strawberry, blueberry, mixed berry jam, caramel, hot chocolate, smooth, creamy, very sweet, syrupy, warm finish. We've roasted this natural process coffee to exemplify the syrupy sweetness of the stone fruit flavors, offer a nice caramel body, and give a smooth, lingering finish. It's a very clean natural, roasted to a medium profile.

About this Coffee

5 Years of Kossa Geshe

Kossa Geshe was one of the first lots that we targeted for year-over-year purchasing from our partners at Crop to Cup. Our 5th year of purchasing comes with this most recent lot. We are proud of the amazing work taking place at the community level, and prouder still that our customers enjoy this coffee as we do, year after year. Your purchase of these coffees have tangible impacts: over the last 5 years re-investment in the community at Kossa Geshe has produced worker housing, running-water bathroom facilities, a schoolhouse, numerous road improvements, organic certification, concrete drying patios, numerous industry awards including Good Food Awards, and more.

The below exerpt is from 2019. Our thoughts on this coffee from a past harvest:
It's difficult to quantify our desire for a certain quality of coffees in the face of our farmers facing conflict nearly everyday. The coup attempt earlier this year is just this year's version of events that put working farmers and laborers in dire situations. It's a way of life in many of the countries we source from. 

Still, Kossa Geshe is yet another supreme effort from this community. 4 years into purchasing from this community has lead to numerous benefits for these farmers and workers. The list is large-- these big differentials really do make tangible impacts in this community. A schoolhouse, worker kitchens, running water bathrooms, worker housing, improved roads, a concrete drying patio, and other improvements have been built in this community since we starting purchasing in 2016. A big part of this work is the relationship between Abdulwahid, the community leader of Kossa Geshe, and our partners at Crop to Cup. 


Abdulwahid stands under mature coffee trees. Crop to Cup

How we drink it

This natural process Ethiopian shines like few single origins can on every method.

Origin

Region: Limmu

Process

Natural


Heirloom

Trade partner

Crop to Cup