Finca Santa Lucia is in La Plata, Huila, Colombia in the foothills of the Cordillera Central. The farm sits at an altitude of 1650 masl and has a total of 6.3 hectares, which by Huila coffee farms standards is medium size. It’s planted with coffee in 4.33 of these hectares. The remaining area is dedicated to the conservation of water springs, and native forests.
The varieties of coffee are Castillo which is a leaf rust (Roya) resistant strain of coffee plant; Geisha, Pink Bourbon, Caturra, and Colombia, which is another rust-resistant strain.
ABOUT THE ESTATE
Varietals: Castillo, Caturra, Colombia, Geisha, and Pink Bourbon.
Altitude: 1.650 m.a.s.l.
Farm Area: 6.3 hectares
Process: Washed, Naturals, and Honey
Drying Method: Parabolic dryers
MEET THE GROWER - MEET OUR PRODUCER PARTNER
Finca Santa Lucia is owned and operated by Yiver Vargas Perdomo her daughter Marolling and two sons Cristian and Juan David. This energetic family has been cultivating coffee for 18 years. The family takes pride in their coffee and strives to create a product that stands out not only in quality but in the socially and ecologically responsible practices used to create it. Yiver describes the farm as a “folkloric paradise” because of the region’s natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. One of her projects is to share her positive energy and eco-friendly lifestyle by bringing coffee origin tourism to Finca Santa Lucia.