Coffee Farm and Reforestation in Santa Fe, Panama

Coffee Plantation and Reforestation, Santa Fe, Panama

Earlier I wrote about my visit to the Cafe El Tute coffee factory in Santa Fe, Panama.  I'm sure you are just DYING to know where all the coffee comes from. Like I said in the El Tute article, all of the coffee that is processed at the plant comes from farmers in the Santa Fe and surrounding areas.  This is actually a pretty common … [Read more...]

Cafe El Tute, Santa Fe, Panama

Cafe el Tute, Santa Fe, Panama

Santa Fe is home to the locally produced coffee, Café El Tute, which is run by the local farmer’s cooperative.  At El Tute they receive coffee beans from farmers throughout the Santa Fe Area.  The co-op then process the beans, packages them, and sends them out to be sold.  The Co-op also provides local farmers with start-up funds and land … [Read more...]

Coffee Mountain Inn, Santa Fe, Panama

Coffee Mountain Inn, Santa Fe, Panama

A few months ago I came into contact with Celestino and Chaeli, owners of the Coffee Mountain Inn in Santa Fe, Panama.  They were in the process of building an Inn in the area and invited me to come check out the place and see what all Santa Fe has to offer. And boy am I glad I went! From the moment I arrived Celestino went out of his … [Read more...]

Santa Fe

The River in Santa Fe

Santa Fe is located just a short drive north into the mountains above Santiago, Panama.  Santa Fe is a beautiful mountain town with cool temperatures similar to, but not as cold as the highlands in Chiriqui. Santa Fe has gorgeous clean rivers for swimming, amazing mountain views, hiking and bird watching.  One can venture farther up … [Read more...]