Virtual Origin Trip Day 4: Alexa Marin and Finca San Antonio
For Day 4 of the GFE Virtual Origin Trip, the team visited GFE farmer Alexa Marin at Finca San Antonio.
Alexa, a third generation coffee farmer, inherited both the farm and the passion for coffee production from her mother. Listen as Alexa articulates what motivates her to be a coffee farmer who challenges the norms and demonstrates that women can use coffee as a way to support their futures and their families.
Day 1: The traveling team will arrive in Nicaragua and will visit Tio Antonio in Managua.
Day 3: To get a more complete picture of how coffee is graded and sold, the team will spend some time with the Prodecoop coffee cooperative.
Day 4: On to another coffee farm! This time, the team will spend the day with Alexa Marin at her farm, Finca San Antonio.
Day 5: We'll get a chance to see the roasting process come to life at Vega Coffee's Esteli roasting facility.
Day 6: Back to Managua and adios to Nica!