The best coffee in Antigua
On the rooftop, we make an extraordinary effort to ensure that you get a cup of coffee of high quality you can be proud of consuming. Every purchase helps support our social and environmental efforts.
The roof is a coffee farm quite small with only seventy-eight acres. It is approximately 1.500 m above sea level (approximately 5.000 pies), climate and volcanic soil are ideal for growing coffee. On the rooftop, planted Arabica coffee just kind of the highest quality, under heavy, bio-diversified group of shade trees. Our system of organic pest control, along with advanced composting used for fertilizers, Rooftop make ecological plantation. And we are proud to say that the farm is certified by Rainforest Alliance.
At the time of harvest, our workers take only ripe red cherries coffee plants. Cherries are pulped to extract coffee beans inside. Pulp cherries takes a different part of the farm and mixed with earthworm compost and horse manure horse farm in order to create a natural fertilizer for later use. The grains are carefully wet milled in the benefit in the middle of the farm, dried in the sun in the yard and ground in dry to remove the final outer layer. Finally, processed grains are hand to ensure the quality and uniformity.
Roasting is carefully controlled at farm, eliminating any risk of degradation during transport. Roasted coffee is packaged by hand, still warm, in bags with a valve one way permitting degassing and conservation coffee dioxide gas inert carbon. This prevents damage and preserves the flavor of the original coffee for your enjoyment. Directly from our farm to your home.
Our Rainforest Alliance Certification guarantees our commitment to sustainable farming practices and lasting changes in our community.
Less water pollution and soil erosion.
Reducing threats to the environment and human health, including agricultural workers.
Protection and wildlife habitat.
Less water and waste.
More efficient farm management.
Improve profitability and competitiveness of farmers working with conservationists.