The next Barista Guild and Roasters Guild Origin Trip will be to Costa Rica from February 18-25, 2018!
On this Origin Trip to Costa Rica, you’ll learn about different aspects of the coffee supply chain and get a look at some of the most cutting edge coffee production techniques in Costa Rica. The group will also visit some local cafes and get a taste of the coffee culture in this remarkable country. In addition, this trip will provide an opportunity for you to share experiences with fellow members on both a personal and professional level.
What’s on the Itinerary?
This trip will showcase coffee production and post-harvest activities, as well as the opportunity to cup a wide selection of coffees from the coffee growing regions of Costa Rica and learn more about different varieties of coffee. It will include visits to:
- Volcán Azul Micromill
- Copey of Santa María – Dota.
- Hacienda La Luisa
- Beer Warehouse Visit
- Grandes Micromill
- Pérez Zeledón displays a variety of micro climates
- Coopeagri, R. L.
- Cooperative – Tarrazú
- Rodolfo Mora ́s Farms
- Aquiares Farm and Mill
- Visit to the ICAFE – Coffee Research Center
- CORICAFE: A Dry Mill Preparing Exports
- Specialty Coffee Association of Costa Rica
- San Jose coffee shops
What’s Included with Registration?
The registration fee includes 7 nights lodging including hotel taxes and service charges, at least two meals per day, all ground transportation, and all guides and tours.
Attendees are responsible for reservation and payment of their own flight arrangements into and out of San Juan, Costa Rica – Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO).
Registration closes February 1, 2018. Learn more or register here.