What Is a Small Brazilian Coffee Farm Like? Sitio Mamonal — Sul de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brazil


kid on sacks

Recently, Danielle Canlas Torres and I took a buying trip to the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil. Here is a brief video explaining some of the more interesting points.

And a few more pictures.

fruit tree

Jaboticaba Tree

Fruit of Jaboticaba. Similar in texture to a lychee

Fruit of Jaboticaba. Similar in texture to a lychee

Natural Environment — Well preserved at Sitio Mamonal

Natural Environment — Well preserved at Sitio Mamonal

Overlooking the plantation with the producer and local experts

Overlooking the plantation with the producer and local experts

Little Ottavio guarding the fruit of his family's labor — beautiful, unique natural-process coffee

Little Ottavio guarding the fruit of his family’s labor — beautiful, unique natural-process coffee