Uganda sourcing trip – photo dump

So we’re nearing the end of our trip here in Uganda.   We’ve been all over the coffee farms, coffee shops, washing stations, processing factories, savannas and deserts – from Kampala to Jinja to Mbale to Karamoja to Kidepo.  Tomorrow we cap off the trip with an all day bonanza at the Uganda Barista Championship.  Many of our friends are competing and we’ll be there to cheer them on.

Best of all, we’re happy to report that – before the picking season is even finished – we’ve already locked in an import of two new micro-regions.  These coffees are absolutely amazing, and C2C and its partners are charting new territory in the Uganda coffee industry with the level of coffee quality and community development that you’ll taste in the cup and see through our transparency info. We’ll release details on the upcoming offerings very soon.

For now, enjoy a photo spread from our sourcing trip.  Click on each photo for a full-size pic. Post your comments and questions, and don’t forget to scroll down to the previous post to help us solve an on-farm quandary!

 

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One response to “Uganda sourcing trip – photo dump

  1. I didn’t know about your “blog” site; if I knew, I must have forgotten! so I went all the way down and started from the beginning! I feel almost like I’m there, but spared the bumpy roads and dust!~

    I feel your excitement with all you have documented. As to the dilemma re: washing centers and quality control. Perhaps locker storage units(instead of bedrooms that serve as banks) can be used for the farmers to take out (but not be allowed put back in once) it has been “graded”. Then the buyer can be sure that the parchment is the same parchment that was originally bought.

    I’m not sure I totally understand the situation but that’s my 2 cents. :>)

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