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Regina’s Trip To Nicaragua In Pictures…
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Regina showing the coffee cherries.
This is Diego Chavarria, the farmer of the 700 acre coffee plantation where Regina stayed. Diego is showing us one of his many coffee plants.
Here is a closer look at Diego showing us the new shoots that are coming in for next years coffee crop.
Carrying bags down the mountain to the weighing station The bags weigh approx.80 pounds each.
Regina picking coffee…
This is where the beans are dried after they have been sent through the wet process.
This is the wet process, where the beans are removed from the cherry. The flesh of the cherry is fermented and then used as mulch on the coffee farm.
The dried green coffee bean, ready to roast coffee bean.
This is Lola roasting coffee the old fashioned way, over an open fire using a cast iron wok.
Here Regina trying her hand at a homemade tortilla. (A standard meal at the farm consists of a tortilla filled with rice and beans).
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