Alberto Ramos Pecupaque

Farm: La Cumbre / Origin: Gaitania, Tolima.

Alberto is a member of the Nasa Wesh indigenous community. He owns La Cumbre, a 5- hectare farm located at 1,800 m.a.s.l in Gaitania, Tolima. He lives with his wife who plays a key part in decisions regarding the budget and maintenance of their farm.

Alberto was born into a traditional coffee farming family. From a young age, Alberto was taught how to take care of the land and was involved in coffee production and processing.

Alberto and his family mainly focused on the production of commercial coffees and as a result of their success, they were able to buy La Cumbre. Since buying his farm, Alberto has been able to explore more specialty coffees with excellent results.