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We are a group of farmers and coffee-lovers dedicated to improving conditions in rural communities. We aim to accomplish this by improving cup quality and environmental responsibility; ensuring that farmers are fairly compensated for these aspects via transparent, direct trade.
Esperanza is a coffee grower in Nariño and member of an organization that supports women coffee-growers in an area formerly affected by armed conflict and currently by the social fallout.
Ruben is a coffee-grower in an area of Antioquia not known for coffee and currently in a state of political disorder caught between two armed forces. He leads an independent effort to produce specialty coffee for the economic benefit of the region.
Luz Mila is a tenacious and hard-working individual that lives on her small farm in a beautiful and secluded area near Gaitania, Tolima with her kids that work together to produce incredible coffee, food crops, and take care of each other.
AGRONOMIST, Q-GRADER, BARISTA, ROASTER:
Frank has been working intensively with specialty coffee since 2002. He is a specialist in postharvest processing, Q grader, SCAE Barista, roaster, and college professor. He is based in Pereira and leads all of our farmer support programs to help growers improve quality.
ECONOMIST, LOGISTICS SPECIALIST:
Karl got into coffee through the back door, as a rural economic development and international trade consultant and started DOT to fill a missing piece in the direct trade supply chain. He runs the business side of the organization from Bogotá including supply chain and business development.