Producer: Tierra Lenca - Women in Coffee Group
Municipality/Department: Erandique, Lempira
Village: Las Tres Cruces
Elevation: 1,600-1,800 m.a.s.l.
Varieties: IH90, Catuai, Catimor - small amounts of other varieties
Sensory Notes: Vanilla, Honey, Chocolate & cream. Subtle tropical fruits with an easy going citric acidity.
Tierra Lenca is a women's coffee group formed in 2015. Tierra means "land" in Spanish, and Lenca is for the indigenous people of this name from this part of Honduras. The group is led by CEO Aracely Martinez Gomez and is comprised of 18 producers' families in the villages of Tres Cruces, San Andres, La Mina, and Las Moras in Erandique, Lempira. The producers of Tierra Lenca rely mainly on income from coffee production, however they also produce honey and grains.