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Antonio Medina inherited the farm from his dad, who distributed his farm as smaller plots among all his children. Initially, Tony planted only basic grains like corn and beans. But he also tells that it has always been his dream to have a coffee farm.

And at a young age, when hedidn’t have anything yet, he started to work on different coffee farms to learn and gain experience.

In 1991, the first coffee tree was planted. Slowly but steady, Tony increased the number of trees and the production. After 25 years, Tony concludes that his dream has come true. It taught him that his perseverance has paid off.

Canalaj de Medina is adjacent to the La Colina farm, and is its name means “oak forest.” The varieties on his farm are Caturra and Bourbon. He wants to plant other varieties to improve his quality even more. Another plan of his is to work with African raised beds to improve drying and overall quality. “