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Demeka Becha, Washed, Ethiopia

Designer: Ethiopia

$22.00
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limoncello, ginger ale | candied grapefruit | watermelon soda

Demeka Becha - Bona Zuria, Sidama

Farm Elevations: 2100 to 2200 MASL
Owner: Ayele Tulu

Coffee varieties: 74/158, 74/165; 74/112; 74/110; and 74/40

Processes: Special Prep Washed Day Lot

DEMEKA BECHA WASHING STATION
Demeka Becha site is situated at the top of a hill, which is ideal for air flow along the
drying beds. You enter through tin gates which open onto lush green grass and, if you’re lucky, smiling day laborers lined up clapping and whistling their excitement at your visit. The Demeka Becha site is owned by Ayele Tulu, a Sidama man who is deeply integrated into the local area of Bona Zuria where he has a few sites. His son Tsegab Ayele, who speaks fluent English and is eagerly involved with coffee culture globally through social media, is his right hand and manages the project. Tsegab’s younger brother Abinet (still in college but clearly on route to joining the family business) is responsible for photography and making sure that his dad has a chair and is comfortable. The heart, perhaps the true engine, of the family is Genet Haile Endeshow, Tsegab’s mother and Ayele’s wife. She fills up their lives and the home with her warmth, and her embrace expands to include everyone who has the privilege of working with the family and their coffee producing sites. She’ll make you a killer doro wat or chicken stew, which is served to honor guests in Ethiopia, and follow it up with traditional Ethiopian buna (coffee), served on her porch below the flowering vines that shade it even in the heat of midday. 

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