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Interview with Elmer Coffee Farmer in Honduras

Interview with Elmer Finca La Perseverancia Honduras

During this interview with Elmer I got the chance to chat with him. Coffee farmer from Finca Perseverancia in Honduras. We had a live video call directly from his coffee farm in Danli. We spoke about many topics surrounding coffee farming techniques, harvest times in the farms, climate change and much more.

Cocotu and Elmer from Finca Perseverancia in Honduras

More interviews to come soon

This is the beginning of a series of brief live ‘interviews’ with Elmer. Most of the time we will be chatting while he’s at the coffee farm. Other times we will chat while he’s teaching coffee cupping or during the coffee harvest which happens in January.

Danli coffee farming land in Honduras

In Danli, coffee farming is not merely a livelihood; it is a cultural legacy passed down through generations. Conversations with local farmers revealed a profound connection to the land, a shared commitment to sustainable practices, and an unwavering dedication to nurturing exceptional coffee beans. The meticulous care taken in every step of the cultivation process, from planting to harvesting, reflects a deep understanding of the intricate relationship between the environment and the quality of the coffee produced.

The climate, characterized by a perfect marriage of warmth and altitude, provides an optimal setting for the cultivation of renowned coffee varieties like Caturra and Bourbon. As the sun dips below the horizon, casting a warm glow over the vibrant coffee fields, one can’t help but appreciate the harmony between nature and the hands that work tirelessly to cultivate the specialty coffee that has become synonymous with Danli. It’s a place where the essence of Honduran coffee culture is not just observed; it’s lived and breathed with every fragrant sip.

This is the beginning of a series of brief live ‘interviews’ with Elmer. Most of the time we will be chatting while he’s at the coffee farm. Other times we will chat while he’s teaching coffee cupping or during the coffee harvest which happens in January.

For this interview with Elmer you can watch the video below subtitles in English. Contact me if you have any questions. Thanks.

If you like to watch the video directly on you YouTube tap here.

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