by Laura Steiger, Outreach Team
Meet the Pachamama Coffee Cooperative farmer-owners! Because the cooperative is farmer-owned, Pachamama’s coffee growers received an average of more than $10 for every pound of coffee sold last year. That’s well beyond the average price paid to growers—proving the power of the cooperative business model. The Co-op is the only store in Bellingham to carry premium coffee from Pachamama Coffee Cooperative.
Our bulk department managers are excited to make a special announcement about our expanded selection of premium coffee from Pachamama Coffee Cooperative.
Pachamama is a co-op that is 100 percent owned and governed by the farmers who grow the coffee. Pachamama’s member-cooperatives represent thousands of families in Peru, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico, and Ethiopia. They grow single-origin Arabica coffee on small farms and harvest by hand. This premium coffee is imported, roasted in small batches in California, and shipped to the Co-op fresh to order. All profits are paid to Pachamama’s farmer-owners who received an average of more than $10 for every pound of coffee sold last year.
The Co-op is the only store in Bellingham selling Pachamama’s coffee. Because of the special relationship between our bulk buyers and the Pachamama cooperative, we recently expanded the selection in both of our stores and can now offer this coffee at an even lower price.
There’s no better time to give this 100 percent organic premium coffee a try. Let us know which variety is your favorite: Breakfast Blend, Nicaraguan, Peru, Five Sisters, French Roast, or Farmer’s Extra. All only $10.99/pound.