The Original Organic Coffee. Hand Grown on Family Farms. Coffee the Way Nature Intended.™. Light Roast. Whole Bean. Organically grown under shade trees. Family Farm & Fair Trade Grown. Small Batch Roasted for Even Taste. A Story As Old As The Land... When Coffee was discovered a thousand years ago it was a preciously guarded secret so valuable the beans were used a currency. In 1980 a group of coffee lovers in Ojai California head of a family farm in the mountains of Mexico which grew coffee naturally the same way it had been when first found in the wild. Setting off on an adventure coffee lovers found a place where self-sustaining agriculture produced a smooth and aromatic coffee with no trace of bitterness. They came back and started Cafe Altura the original coffee so you can taste coffee the way nature intended. . HEALTHY CROPS IN A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT. Cafe Altura coffees are organically grown at altitudes above 3000 feet. The coffee tree grows according to its natural cycle without the use of harmful chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Using companion planting compost and shade trees the farmers create a balanced healthy and self-sustaining growing environment that replenishes the topsoil and provides a winter home to many species of migratory birds. Buying from the same small family farms each year insures the integrity and quality of the coffees. Special harvesting selects ripened cherries washed in rainwater sun dried hand sorted then air-roasted for a rich smooth taste.
"this is a wonderful mild roast and i love the taste - not so much the price, but every now and then I will spoil myself; I cannot handle the dark roasts, this one is nice and mild and has great flavor!"
"I only buy organic coffee. However, since I rarely drink coffee and when I do it is decaf, I bought this for doing my coffee retention enemas for detox and overall immunity. It is organic and a light roast and enables me to grind fresh when preparing for the activity."
"Cafe Altura Organic Coffee Morning Blend Light Roast makes a very nice morning cup of coffee. If you like your coffee black, but find you sometimes need to add creamer to cover bitterness, you can leave the creamer out of this one! Cafe Altura Organic Coffee Morning Blend Light Roast makes a wonderfully smooth and tasty cup of coffee that will really enhance your morning."
"I'm not a fan of dark roasts, so this is a great coffee for me. Lots of good flavor, not too acidic. I hand grind and these beans grind well. Also I use the aeropress to make coffee, so it turns out perfect!"