Carlos and Edwin Garcia Martin

As posted here Finca Vista Hermosa lost their farm manager and his son recently. Travelling back to the farm with the salary for the farm workers road bandits murdered Carlos and Edwin. It’s a terrible tragedy and it has touched the coffee community greatly. Coffeegeek has written an article about Carlos after talking with Edwin […]

A great loss

On Saturday last week Edwin Martinez of Finca Vista Hermosa told us some very difficult news. Their farm manager, Carlos Garcia Martin, and one of his sons, Edwin Garcia Martin, passed away. We never got to meet Carlos or Edwin as our first visit to FVH is planned to take place in about a month. […]

Yes, we’re open

The grand opening day went very well. Lots and lots of people stopped by. Politiken’s iByen Online featured us here which certainly helped creating awareness together with mentions on various forums, blogs and local papers.Now, we’re trying to catch our breath again. I’m off to Portugal for three days of coffee work shops, which certainly […]


Tomorrow we open. We’re very excited. It’s been a loooong week and some late nights, but on wednesday we got the Food & Health Certification and that meant we were good to go. The La Marzocco is up and running. The Compak and Mahlkönig grinders are spinning. Two Bestmax filters are supplying clean water. The […]

Another article: Barista Magazine

Back when we first announced The Coffee Collective our good friends at Barista Magazine Sarah Allen and Ken Olson asked us if we would be interested in writing a series of articles about our new project. They wanted to hear about the transition from barista to roaster and our experiences and struggles along the way. […]