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Roaster & Baristas Origin Retreat 2016

November 15, 2016 - November 18, 2016

About the Origin Retreat

This program will give Barista’s and Roasters a fundamental appreciation and learning of the production and pre/post-harvest process at a specialty coffee estate in Kenya. Participants will be enjoined in harvesting as well supporting the local coffee community. In sharing this experience, they understand coffee production. It will also allow them to network with fellow roasters & barista’s, building lifelong business and information sharing networks.

Please note that the work will be very physical.

Day’s Activities

Day 1 – Check in and Arrival at Green Hills Hotel – Nyeri Town

Day 2 – Meet & Greet, Introduction to Basic Agronomy and Coffee Nurseries

Day 3 – Coffee Picking and Sorting Competition

Day 4 – Volunteer work for the local coffee community

Day 5 – Check out of the Green Hills Hotel – Nyeri Town, Visit to the Abedares Forest & Departure to Nairobi.

Cost of Participation

  • AFCA Member – $290
  • AFCA Non-Members – $390
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Confirmation of Payment and Registration Deadline – 5th November 2016

Details

Start:
November 15, 2016
End:
November 18, 2016
Event Category:
Website:
https://afca.coffee/afca-programs/afca-coffee-training-institute/

Venue

Jungle Estates
Nyeri, Kenya

Organizer

AFCA Coffee Training Institute
Email:
martin.maraka@africanfinecoffees.org
Website:
https://afca.coffee/afca-programs/afca-coffee-training-institute/

Details

Start:
November 15, 2016
End:
November 18, 2016
Event Category:
Website:
https://afca.coffee/afca-programs/afca-coffee-training-institute/

Venue

Jungle Estates
Nyeri, Kenya

Organizer

AFCA Coffee Training Institute
Email:
martin.maraka@africanfinecoffees.org
Website:
https://afca.coffee/afca-programs/afca-coffee-training-institute/