OUR PURPOSE

IS TO BRING PEOPLE FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE TOGETHER AND PROVIDE THEM HOPE, USING COFFEE AS OUR COMMON GROUND.

 

KNOW MOREORDER COFFEE

OUR PURPOSE

IS TO BRING PEOPLE FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE TOGETHER AND PROVIDE THEM HOPE, USING COFFEE AS OUR COMMON GROUND.

 

KNOW MOREORDER COFFEE

Behind everything we do is the belief that we can make our world a better place.

We focus on producing high quality coffee in an environmentally sustainable way while honoring the dignity of those who work for us.  Our plantation is relatively small as coffee farms go, however, we have found that the farm has become a gathering place for people from the furthest reaches of the globe…all with a common interest in this simple agricultural product.

Behind everything we do is the belief that we can make our world a better place.

We focus on producing high quality coffee in an environmentally sustainable way while honoring the dignity of those who work for us.  Our plantation is relatively small as coffee farms go, however, we have found that the farm has become a gathering place for people from the furthest reaches of the globe…all with a common interest in this simple agricultural product.

MORE THAN JUST ANOTHER FARM

In 2003, Chad Wallace and Jeff Loftsgaarden purchased a 350 acre coffee plantation that had been in the Lopez family since the early 1970’s. Since then, the Wallace family, under Chad’s leadership, has taken a very hands on approach to creating a unique agro-forestry project with a vibrant focus on educational tourism, all revolving around coffee and set up to benefit educational reform.

OUR COFFEE

Our harvest season is from November through May. We harvest our coffee when the fruit is fully ripe, one cherry at a time.  We take great care in how we harvest and process our coffee. We’ve made significant improvements in our processing and are encouraged by the result of these investments.  We now dry all of our coffee in Raised African Beds.  We do all this so you can enjoy an even better cup of Spirit Mountain coffee.

We are excited to now offer 5 distinct options.  All coffee is sold in 60lb sacks and is shipped in Grain Pro liners.

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Washed

This is a blend of our Caturra, Bourbon, Parainema, Lempira and Catimor varietals harvested from our farm.  Processed using a Wet Mill and a non mechanical method for removing the mucilage.

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Washed Peaberry

This is a blend of our Typica, Caturra, Parainema and Bourbon varietals.

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Washed Select

This is a special selection of our high altitude Typica and Caturra.

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Natural Process

This is a blend of Caturra, Parainema, Typica and Bourbon harvested from our farm.
Immediately after harvesting, we spread out the coffee cherries to dry on African Beds.  Drying natural processed coffee at Spirit Mountain takes close to three weeks.

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Red Honey

This is a blend of Caturra, Parainema, Typica and Bourbon harvested from our farm.

Processed using a Wet Mill to remove the cherry. We then dry the coffee beans over a couple of weeks on African Beds with the thin layer of fruit on the beans. Drying honey processed coffee takes around two weeks.

This is considered “red honey” because it is dried under semi-shade.

ORDER YOUR COFFEE

Let’s make the world a better place. Together. Order your coffee here.

Part•ner

A person who takes part in an undertaking with another.

Being a coffee farmer has allowed me to pull up a chair at some very interesting tables and facilitated the beginning of some unbelievable friendships.  If you’ve purchased a sack of our coffee, we consider you a friend and partner in our mission to bring hope to people in need.  We do not take it lightly when a potential client reaches out to us after having received a referral from a current friend and/or partner.  We want your experience as a partner to be one that feels more like an encounter with an old friend than a business deal.

SIMPLY BETTER COFFEE.

A more educated consumer population has put pressure on every link in the supply chain to improve the process for getting quality coffee from remote tropical mountains to their cup.

This is delicious coffee from a farm committed to producing quality while stewarding the land through organic practices. Their willingness to experiment, and innovate means year after year the coffee just keeps getting better!

JONATHAN RAMM

Owner, Lead Roaster, Porch Culture Coffee

From The Blog

Hear stories from our team about our coffee and roasting partners. Discover what drives us. Learn more about growing and roasting coffee. All right here on our blog.

Coffee Farm as a Summer Camp

By Krista Adams Wallace This story is the third in a series of 4 blog posts on the different ways we’ve utilized Spirit Mountain Coffee Farm. Several years ago, friends of ours from Santo Domingo were sharing that they were looking for a summer camp for their kids,...

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Coffee Farm as a Classroom

by Krista Adams Wallace When you think of the perfect classroom, what comes to mind? Four walls, desks lined up in rows, and a SmartBoard? Not me! The perfect classroom is a space that sparks curiosity, creativity, and conversation. Since 2004, we’ve been using Spirit...

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