GDM TanzaniaBy: Garage Coffee
GDM Farm is named after its owner, Mr Grivas D Mwangoka; a local entrepreneur from the Mbozi district. Since the turn of the millennium, Mr Mwangoka has focused heavily on expanding his farm; adding over 19,000 new trees.
Born and raised in the village of Ndolezi, local entrepreneur Mr Grivas D Mwangoka has been working hard to expand his farm; improving the quality of coffee produced. Since the year 2000, GDM farm has grown by more than 19,000 trees, now totalling 81,000. In addition to coffee, GDM Farm is home to a selection of livestock, several shops, as well as housing the estates own dry mill; used by farms in the surrounding area. In the region, many grow maize, wheat and sorghum; amongst other cash crops. As well as providing a second source of income, produce such as maize provides useful by-products like mulch and later compost for the coffee trees; locking in moisture on the high sloped contour farms. Similarly, the primary fertiliser for many farms in the region is manure, mixed with small amounts of NPK (known as Yara Java).
Type: Single Origin
Taste: Walnut, hazelnut & blackberries
Varietal: Bourbon, Compact, kent
Bag Size: 250