Ethiopia – Organic Guji – Washed – Shakiso – Kayon Mountain Farm – Grade 1


Ethiopia – Organic Guji – Washed – Shakiso – Kayon Mountain Farm – Grade 1 B13442





Shakiso, Guji, Oromia


Kayon Mountain Farm


74110, 74112


1900–2200 masl


"Sweet and clean with lots of tart acidity and a smooth mouthfeel; grapefruit with apricot, lime and wild flower honey flavors and a nutty aftertaste."


86 points


$5.65 per lb

$282.50 per bag

Out of stock


The Kayon Mountain Coffee Farm is 500 hectares with about 300 hectares planted in coffee and has been owned and operated by Ismel Hassen and his family since 2012. It is located 510 kilometers south of Addis Ababa, and the property crosses the border of two villages—Taro and Sewana—located in the Oromia region, in the Guji zone of the Shakiso district of Ethiopia.

Ismel oversees a staff of 25 permanent full-time and 300 seasonal employees, and the farm management offers free transportation services as well as financial support for building schools and administration buildings for the community. The farm competes with a nearby mining village for seasonal workers, so Ismel and his family tend to pay higher wages to their pickers in order to incentivize them returning year after year.

Kayon Mountain farm has a nursery on-site and utilizes shade (acacia and other indigenous trees) to protect the coffee as well as for creating compost to fertilize naturally. Ismel is meticulous about not only the structure and management of the farm itself but also the harvesting and processing. Both Natural and Washed lots are produced on the property.

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