La Casita

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La Casita

The space we call home. A collective of our shared ideas, visions and accomplishments. Travel on our journey through the coffee fields of member owners to our cafés and beyond. This is where we can share our joys, our struggles, our ideas and passion for what we do each and everyday working for coffee farmers.

New Look. Same Mission.

At Pachamama Coffee, we work for coffee farmers. For over 20 years, we have been in the pursuit of doing better business in better ways to create a sustainable and...

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Cooperative Grocer feature: How We Built Pachamama Coffee Cooperative

By Stephanie Lokey

Allison Hermes, from Cooperative Grocer magazine, sat down with our CEO and co-founder, Thaleon Tremain, for an interview that touched on Pachamama Coffee Cooperative’s unique origin story;...

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Cooperative

"Pachamama is One of the Most Sustainable Coffee Roasters" - Civil Eats

By Emmeline Wilson

It’s an honor to be named one of the Ten of the Most Sustainable Coffee Businesses in the United States by Civil Eats! Read the...

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Certified Organic Cooperative Nicaragua Sustainability Trip to Origin

Organic, Shade Grown Coffee in Nicaragua

By Emmeline Wilson

Description: Tour the small-scale organic coffee farm owned by Heriberto Alteminaro and his family in Nicaragua. Organic production on the farm is not only good for...

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Cooperative Events Peru Trip to Origin

Adelante. Raul Del Aguila And Pachamama

By Thaleon Tremain

Building A Farmer Owned Coffee Cooperative  I first met Raúl in Costa Rica. He was a genuine, humble man with a great passion for life....

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Cooperative Nicaragua Trip to Origin

Pourover Coffee with Sofia Vanegas

By Emmeline Wilson

How do you brew your coffee every morning? Pour-over, french press, standard coffee machine? It’s probably quite different than how Sofia Vanegas, small-scale coffee farmer in...

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Cooperative Peru

Raúl Del Águila Hidalgo, Nuestro Compadre

By Stephanie Lokey

We are extremely sad to report that Sr. Raúl Del Águila, the general manager of the COCLA cooperative in Quillabamba, Peru, has passed away on February 13,...

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Cooperative Peru

COCLA Co-op of Peru

By Ashley Fleming

The COCLA Cooperative of Quillabamba, Peru, is a leading Farmer-Owned and Fair Trade organization owned and governed by more than 8,000 small-scale family farmers. COCLA, a...

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Cooperative Nicaragua Sustainability Trip to Origin

Prodecoop’s Youth Education Program “Estudiando Con Café” Excels In Nicaragua.

By Stephanie Lokey

Pachamama Coffee Co-op’s founding member PRODECOOP in Nicaragua provides its farmers with social benefits, as documented in this short film produced by PRODECOOP.  

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Cooperative Peru Trip to Origin

Video: Tour the COCLA Cooperative of Peru

By Emmeline Wilson

At Pachamama, the farmers own the company. This means better coffee for you, more money for farmers and a healthier environment for all. And it...

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Cooperative Peru

Interview with Raúl del Águila, Founding President of Pachamama

By Darien Milla

This interview was recorded in 2009 in Quillabamba, Peru by Olaf Hammelburg. Raúl del Águila is the general manager of the COCLA cooperative and the...

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"Connecting Worlds: The Coffee Trail" by Olaf Hammelburg

By Emmeline Wilson

“Connecting Worlds: The Coffee Trail” is the link between you and the people who produced your morning coffee. This book features the acclaimed photography and...

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Cooperative Ethiopia

Video: Traditional Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

By Emmeline Wilson

This beautiful video of a traditional coffee ceremony in Ethiopia was filmed by Olaf Hammelburg for TraceableCoffee.org, a project of Pachamama Coffee Cooperative and the Oromia Coffee Farmers...

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Cooperative Ethiopia Trip to Origin

Video: Tadesse Meskela Discusses the Value of Farmer Ownership

By Emmeline Wilson

Thanks to Olaf Hammelburg of Connecting Worlds for his fine work in Ethiopia, documenting the production of organic coffee at Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union...

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