This coffee is special, not just because of how it tastes, (which we think is exceptional), but because of what it represents. For reasons we won't go into here it's been difficult or impossible to achieve farm-gate level traceability in Ethiopia for more than a decade now. This coffee marks the beginning of a new season of being able to make real connections with more of the people growing beautiful coffees in Ethiopia.
Bekele Ututtie is a person! Bekele & his family grew this coffee in the sidama region of Ethiopia with help from about 60 seasonal laborers. Bekele is one of many Ethiopian coffee farmers who are concerned with and doing hard work toward increasing transparency in the marketplace, thereby improving quality of life for the men & women who grow the coffee we enjoy.