Kellensoo, Ethiopia 5lb

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Kellensoo, Ethiopia 5lb
Kellensoo, Ethiopia 5lb
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Kellensoo, Ethiopia 5lb


Tasting Notes: Rich Blueberry, Tea Rose

Varietal: Guji Grade 1 

Producer: 3,000+ Farmers in the village of Kellensoo Moknisa, West Guji, Ethiopia

Altitude: 1870-1950 meters 

Process: Full Natural on raised beds.

Project: Period Poverty

Roast Profile: Medium

After growing coffee for generations, the farmers of West Guji are finally getting the credit they are due.  And there is no finer example of a West Guji coffee punching all of our favorite flavors than this Kellensoo.  High altitudes and rich soil give it rich blueberry notes, and traditional drying techniques on African beds create consistently clean, tea rose complexities.  

How this coffee gives back:  One of the most pressing issues in Kellensoo is the high rate of school dropouts among teenage girls due to the inaccessibility of menstrual hygiene products, which keep many at home.  Since 2013, to help keep them in school, hundreds of girls have received reusable menstrual pad kits from us and our partner coffee producer, Nardos Coffee.