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Explore an Organic Coffee Farm

Tour Dominican author Julia Alvares and Bill Eichner’s orgainic coffee farm in the mountains high above Jarabacoa, and visit the coffee cooperative roasting facility!

See the coffee process from seed to cup. Help handpick the beans and taste organic, shade-grown coffee right at its source.

Schedule:

6:30

Depart from Cabarete.

7:30

Breakfast at Restaurant El Molino with breathtaking view of the Cibao Valley below.

9:00

Tour the roasting facility of the Jarabacoa Coffee Cooperative.

10:15

Meet the local community and take a glimpse into real life in a developing country. Through talking to the villagers you will see the importance of family and community in Dominican culture and learn how Dominicans construct their homes and accomplish everyday tasks without many of the conveniences we too often take for granted. Visit two smaller Dominican coffee farms.

11:30

Explore Finca Altagracia, an organic coffee farm where beans are shade-grown in the mountains above Jarabacoa, handpicked, and laid to dry in the Caribbean sunshine. An unforgettable experience!

13:00

Enjoy a healthy, clean, organic Dominican style lunch of rice, beans, and chicken with fresh tropical fruits. Finish with a special Dominican dessert.

13:30

Roast, grind, and brew your own coffee with beans from Finca Altagracia and taste the results!

14:00

Say goodbye to your new friends. Pick up freshly roasted coffee at the Jarabacoa Coffee Cooperative.

17:00

Drop-off in Cabarete.

US$ 100 per person includes

  • Expert guides
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon snack
  • Refreshments
  • Roundtrip transportation to and from Cabarete
  • We offer a 20% discount for donating new children’s books in Spanish.
  • We provide plenty of ice-cold drinking water and photo opportunities.
  • Please bring sunscreen, bug-spray, hat, comfortable walking shoes and a camera.
  • Fresh roasted gourmet coffee and cocoa available for purchase.
 

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