Maria Carmen Herrera was born in December 24th of 1943, in Narino Department, Samaniego municipality, she is she 67th years old, she is a widow and has 5 children; The Coffee farm was acquire in company with her husband and this is the reason that makes Ms. Herrera continue working in the Coffee crop because she consider that the coffee farm is a small familiar enterprise that gives their support for family and especially to educate her sons, Always looking to get a better life. She considers herself an entrepreneur and leader Coffee grower inside her community, always attending and ready to empower suggestions and programs that in the benefit of Samaniego and to keep the coffee tradition. El Placer farm is located 8 kilometers away of Samaniego downtown; the farm is protected by native trees of the area. This Coffee grower has an ambient conscience she is taking care of water, earth, flora and fauna. She use organic fertilizers and she planted trees to prevent landslides. For the wet milling process has an ecological but traditional facilities, she is doing compost with the pulp and the drying process is by sun.
|Size (30kg boxes)||43|
|Program||Colombia South 2010|
|Processing system||Washed Coffee|
|Coffee Growing Area||1.99|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||2314.83|
|High bidders||Orsir Coffee (Taiwan)|