Agroforestry

More trees, more life, better coffee.

Cofinet has a nursery dedicated to native trees. When they reach one to two years of age, we share them with our producers for free. We encourage small growers to plant them throughout their coffee plantations. The native trees pull nutrients from the soil and share them with the coffee, which requires fewer chemicals like fertilizer in the soil. The shade creates protection for the coffee trees and encourages bird activity, who then eat the insects. The shade emulates a colder environment which slows the ripening of cherries, intensifying flavours and creating a higher quality crop than traditional farming practice.

Alongside Biomma, our reforestation partner, we are committed to our environment by being part of the change that is needed through minimizing our carbon output and compensating for the carbon footprint generated in the community. Since 2020 we are planting 70 native trees per month.