Challenges facing Colombian Coffee

Earlier in the year we agreed to buy coffee from Jhon Faiber Castillo, a farmer in the Inzá Cauca region of Colombia. It was a long term agreement and we decided to buy his whole harvest for the next five years. Prior to this deal, Jhon sold his coffee as part of a cooperative. Our…

A Spolight on Folk

The saying “there’s nowt so queer as folk” basically means there’s nothing as strange as people, but trust us, there’s nothing strange about the ‘folk’ who run Folk in Bowness-on-Windermere in the heart of the Lake District! Paul and Georgia bought Folk on a bit of a whim when they were house hunting in the…

A Spolight on Folk via @carvetiicoffee

Jhon Faiber Castillo

John Faiber Castillo is a very special coffee for us. No-one else, anywhere, will be roasting and selling this particular coffee. It is very much a Carvetii exclusive and is the result of many months of negotiation between the producer, John Faiber, the exporter, Pergamino, the importer, Mercanta, and ourselves. It isn’t easy to buy…

Jhon Faiber Castillo via @carvetiicoffee