Monthly Archives: November 2010

hardworking dogs

We thought we’d give you an update on the hardworking dogs. We are still working on the saddle design for carrying water bottles and what not and should have one ready soon. Until then these girls are takin it easy. … Continue reading

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Rolling In The Compost Vol. I

Before we were able to prepare soil for the seedbeds, Handsome Son and Leo had to clear out the area and it created a mountain of vegetation that we are turning into compost. We made a video that we cannot … Continue reading

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Goodbye Robusta

We had to remove some old robusta coffee trees from our farm earlier this year. The trees had been left unattended for some time and were still bearing coffee cherries. We were told the trees were over 20 years old. … Continue reading

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Seedbed Summer

ALL SEEDS ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL The single most important decision, once we decided to have our own coffee farm, was what kind of Arabica do we plant? The varieties that grow in Sumatra are varied with the regions. However … Continue reading

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Let’s Take A Drive

HERE WE GO….. Our temporary home in town is a one hour drive from the farm. We hope to have our cabin built before spring. Until then, Join us on our daily drive to Lisa and Leo’s Organic Coffee Farm. … Continue reading

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We Bought the Farm

OH WHAT A FEELING! We finally got the farm of our dreams and even if our timing was off for this jump shot, our hearts were in the jump. June, July and August are the dry months here in Indonesia. … Continue reading

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Home on the Mountain Range

We love it here. The beauty and majesty of these mountains, the farms and Toba Lake have given us much to be thankful for. We are next door to the local hospital in our temporary home and there are many … Continue reading

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