Kenya Thimu

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Kenya Thimu

13.75

Origin: Kenya Region: Between Kianyaga and Kabare, Kirinyaga District Masl: 1700-1800 Producer: Baragwi Farmers Co-op Varietal: Arabica Process: Washed, sun dried on raised beds

About 3000 farmers use the Thimu washing station every harvest. In native Kikuyu, Thimu means “proverbs.” Before the mill was built, farmers would congregate at that spot in between seasons to learn proverbs from their elders. These lessons lay the foundation of knowledge needed to farm coffee in the area. The Thimu washing station is run by the Baragwi Farmers Co-op who carefully oversees the processing of coffee at 12 mills in the region. Generations of expertise give the Thimu a complex body with notes of honey, lavender, and tropical fruit.

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Our goal is to send you the freshest coffee possible. Sometimes, this means that we will sometimes take a day or two to process orders. Orders placed on Saturdays and Sundays will be roasted and shipped Monday. Weekday orders usually ship same or next-day. Bags are 8 oz.