Coffee in the Land of Eternal Springtime

I want to share this fascinating story about an American couple who retired to Antigua, Guatemala and, almost by accident, have ended up running a boutique coffee plantation. The plantation is called Finca los Nietos, which means “The Grandchildren’s Farm”. There they grow rich, high altitude Arabica coffee beans and then roast, package and sell the coffee themselves.

Take a look at this intensely interesting 11 minute interview with plantation owner Al Thompson:

I think I’ll write and ask if they can ship (reliably) to Cancun. Even if they do, I may have to add a visit to Finca los Nietos to my list of reasons to visit Guatelmala.

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