Coffee Farmer Associates weigh 2016 crop of export grade Arabica coffee beans. Chajul, Guatemala
COFFEE: ARABICA ORGANICALLY GROWN IN THE MOUNTAINS OF GUATEMALA
This coffee is healthy with no disease, and heavy production of Arabica coffee cherries is expected in November 2016 . Elevations of 6500 feet and organic soil produce the some of the best coffee in the world! Chel, Guatemala
Only 15% of the coffee berry actually ends up making your morning cup of coffee. After being hand picked and hand sorted, these ripe coffee berries go through a “pulpero” that removes the fleshy cherry from the inner bean.
Coffee beans of 2015 crop are prepared for “cupping”. Chajul, Guatemala
Chel Coffee Farmers to construct a commercial size worm farm that will provide organic fertilizer. Chel, Guatemala
TEXTILE AND BASKET ARTISANS
Maya Ixil women gather to weave bracelets. The beautifully designed blouses and skirts are woven on backstrap looms in patterns and symbols handed down through the generations. AME-Ixil The Women’s Entrepreneur non-profit Association, Chajul, Guatemala.
For information regarding Maya Ixil textiles and baskets please contact Manuel Laynez email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Maya Ixil basket designs
Textile Artist Maya Ixil
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