Equator Travel Blog

Finca Sofia - Snake Bites!

Posted on Apr 30, 2010

by David Pohl
Two days ago our field supervisor, Angel, was bitten by a venomous snake. He was rushed to the hospital in David by Kelly Hartmann, farm manager, and given the antidote immediately. Kelly Shows of the Teeth of the Snake  Read more >>

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SCAA Perspectives - Ecuador Perla Negra and Decaf Colombia

Posted on Apr 21, 2010

by David Pohl
I am just back from SCAA in Anaheim.  This wonderful event highlighted some spectacular advances in coffee quality.  In particular I had the pleasure of cupping coffees from Ecuador and Colombia that "reset" my expectations for these origins. Read more >>

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Panama - Finca Sofia Update!

Posted on Apr 17, 2010

by David Pohl
I just returned from a wonderful trip to Finca Sofia, Equator's fledgling coffee farm in Panama.  This trip was focused on three aspects of the farm: worker housing, getting Angelica, a girl on a farm with a deformed leg, on a plane to the US  for surgery, and checking on the status of our coffee trees.

"Retro" leveling building site Read more >>

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