About this Single Origin Coffee
Finca La Bolsa is a family owned farm in the North Western part of Huehuetenango in northern Guatemala.
This 105-hectare farm represents the hard work and investment of several generations of the Vides family who have owned this farm since 1958 when Renardo’s maternal grandfather Jorge Vides bought the farm from the father of Arturo Aguirre original owner of El Injerto.
Operated by Renardo Ovalle this Rainforest Alliance farm has a strong community focus.
The farm is divided into two parts with the main farm sitting at an altitude of 1300-1500masl and covering 11 blocks: El Rincón, El Cabro, Hamacus, La Huerta, La Isla, Nacimiento, Cocotillo, Peña Blanca, Ventana Grande, Ventana Chica, Zacatonales.
Average annual rainfall on the farm is 1600mm and total production is around 2000 x 69kg bags of exportable green each year.
The farm employs between 180 and 250 pickers during harvest many of whom are regular year on year. Some have been coming for over 30 years. There is a small admin and farm management team who are permanently employed on the farm.