15 answers to 15 questions
"Coffee growing is my passion."
Producer Moses Kamura
“Agriculture is my passion, since I was a child I have worked cultivating the land, until I decided to specialize in growing coffee.
In 2005 I became a coffee producer, although I had been managing my father’s farm with my brothers since I was very young.
When my father passed away, and thanks to the land he left me as an inheritance, I became a coffee farmer on what is now the Gifted farm”.
Why are you involved in coffee growing?
My father left me part of his land as an inheritance and little by little I have been building my own farm.
How long have you been working in coffee production?
All my life I have worked in coffee growing, but since 2005, I started working as a coffee grower in the land that is today the Gifted farm growing specialty coffees.
What is the most satisfying part of your job?
What satisfies me the most and what I am most passionate about is being a coffee grower, and to go through the process of roasting and tasting the fruits of my efforts is something great.
What are the most critical moments in the production process of your coffees?
In the production of coffee we find several critical moments, one of them for me is the washing of the coffees,since it is one of the processes in which one must be extremely careful.
What stage in the harvest do you consider the most important?
Mainly the harvesting of the fruit, since this stage involves a lot of time and effort.
What is the most delicate stage in the coffee production process?
The most delicate stage is the coffee washing process, since it determines many flavors that are reflected in the final cup.