Andean Dorsal

La Esperanza Farm

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La Esperanza coffee plantation detail by detail

How each green coffee bean is cultivated, processed and harvested at La Esperanza Farm

Its coffees are developed surrounded by vegetation, birds and insects.The coffee plantations are surrounded by vegetation, birds and insects, in a biodiverse area with natural reserve zones, at an altitude of 1,500 meters above sea level.

With a total area of 9.69 hectares, Hertson dedicates 5.69 hectares to coffee production.

Crop data at the farm

  1. The varietals planted on the farm are Caturra, Castillo, Cenicafe 1, Cenicafe 2 and Cenicafe 3.

  2. The average age of the coffee trees is 4 years.

  3. Coffee trees develop in asandy soil type.

  4. Year-round rainfall is the irrigation system Hertson uses on his farm.

  5. The type of crop used is free-growing-until the 4th harvest.


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Coffees produced at La Esperanza farm by Hertson Bernal and his team

All the coffees produced at Finca La Esperanza, microlots, Hertson Bernal and his team have all the roots and personality expected from this well cared for coffee farm.

    Green coffee producer Hertson Bernal, from the coffee-growing region of Huila, Colombia.

    Producer Hertson Bernal

    “My dream is to be the best natural coffee producer in Colombia”.

    I am dedicated to coffee growing, because I have worked in coffee plantations since I was a child.

    In 2006 I bought the La Esperanza farm and became a producer.

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    Third place as the country’s coffee region.


    Third place as the country’s coffee region.


    Third place as the country’s coffee region.

    Mare Terra Coffee ranges

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    The History of La Esperanza

    A farm with vocation and work that since the change of ownership has specialized in high quality coffees.

    Infographics of work on La Esperanza farm

    All the data, execution times and tasks of a coffee year on the farm, from seed to fruit.

    Coffee tree varieties, soil and ecosystem

    The Finca La Esperanza team explains the how and why of the coffee mosaic that their farm is made of

    Plan benefits, stock, growth and promotion with our Roaster Service team.

    Other producers in Colombia

    Herston Bernal green coffee product

    Herstorn Bernal

    Dorsal Andina : Colombia : Huila

    Get to know the coffees of Hertson Bernal, grown at Finca La Esperanza. Herston has been a producer since 2006 and his farm employs 4 to 6 people year-round and 10 to 14 people during the harvest season.

    Green coffee producer Luis Carlos Guzman

    Luis Carlos Guzman

    Dorsal Andina : Colombia : Huila

    Luis Carlos’s coffees are grown on his Finca El Diviso located in a mountain range at 1,850 meters above sea level. The producer and his family live on the farm, which has an area of 5 hectares and is entirely cultivated with coffee trees.