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GREATINGS TO ALL AND UPDATES ON THE FARM

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LAST UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 27 OF 2020

Greetings & updates From EL TOLEDO COFFEE PLANTATION
WE ARE NOT YET OPENED FOR TOURS but the farm is opened to the public by previous schedulingPlease open this link to know how the farm visits are during covid 19.  WE ARE NOT YET GOING BACK TO THE FARMER'S MARKETS. INSTED, WE DELIVER EVERY SATURDAY.LETTER TO OUR CLIENTS:
This is Gabriel Calderon from El Toledo Coffee Plantation in Atenas Costa Rica.  Our family Gerardo Calderon, Sole, Raul, Ivette And Gabriel, Samanta And Isabela are glad to tell everybody we are healthy first of all, and second that we have opened an on-line shop with our products. 
This idea has always been around. But we have run into the great opportunity of always being able to sell our production locally. Nevertheless, we are all (including all countries of the world) having a harder time economically and humanitarian speaking... we have to be thankful that so far health wise this is not affecting our families, and hope is…

Drink good costarrican coffee

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Single origin Coffee If you are looking por good Costa rican coffee El Toledo Coffee plantation can send it straight from the farm. 
Drinking Costa Rican coffee is not that difficult anymore. But finding the right source could be the key to drink a special product and make sure you are not only enjoying it but knowing that you are supporting the right thing. Coffee is grown in many ways. Proccess very different from place to place. So if you can know more about the farming methods and ethics of the product you are drinking that can give you an idea if that one kind is what you want. There are coffees grown in the best way, humble people, go practices with the environment, but nobody knows of it. That can be the coffee you are drinking right now. But also, there are very harmful effects to the environment and nature depending of how the coffee is grown or processed. But marketed the best way so people pay a lot of money for it. The money you pay for your coffee is not what makes any of …

ON-LINE SHOP EL TOLEDO COFFEE

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EL TOLEDO ON-LINE COFFEE SHOPEASY WAY TO BUY OUR COFFEE STRAIGHT FROM THE FARMER RIGHT HERE





LAST UPDATE: AUGUST 25, 2020




IMPORTANT NOTE: IF YOU ARE IN EUROPE OR ANYWHERE ELSE IN THE WORLD QUOTE IT WITH US FIRST.  ORGANIC PERMACULTURE GROWN. EL TOLEDO COFFEE9 UNITES of 16 OZ / 500 grams OF Coffee for $125
100% CHEMICAL FREE, 30 YEARS OF NOT USING THEM. Grown with diversity on the farm990 meters above sea levelPROCESSED WITHOUT WATERECOLOGICAL SUN DRY PROCESS: HONEY AND NATURAL BLENDFrom a permaculture farm to your doorWE ROAST TO SEND. SO YOU CAN EXPERIENCE A CUP OF COFFEE LIKE ON THE FARMAVAILABLE IN: LIGHT ROASTMEDIUM ROASTDARK ROASK

3 COFFEE OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR SHIPPING TO ALL AMERICA9 COFFEE BAGS: 9 BAGS $125
WHAT TYPE OF COFFEE DO YOU WANT?9 ORGANIC $125.00 USD9 CAMPESINO MIEL $112.00 USD9 CAMPESINO LOWER GRADE $96.00 USDWHAT TYPE OF ROAST?LIGHT MEDIUM DARK HOW DO YOU WANT THE COFFEE?GROUND WHOLE BEANS MIX, CLARIFY WITH A MESSAGE PHONE # REQUIRED FOR SHIPPING

Drinking our coffee means...

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El Toledo Coffee
Flavors: El Toledo Coffee flavors are linked to the healthy way of farming. Chemical free for 30 years.In an area that is up to 1000 meters above sea level it shows smoothness and fruity flavors that represent the efforts of the producer to keep a balance from growing to the cup. With smooth citric notes and chocolate flavors in deep roasts. With sweet caramel and fruity characteristics in medium roast.And the light roast gets a very good balance from citricy and nutty flavors.
Growing: El Toledo Coffee farm is using permaculture design combined with biodynamic farming techniques. This means we don't have a monoculture and don't use pesticides to grow our coffee fruits. This creates a very particular microclimate with special conditions to produce our coffee fruit with really good flavors.
Environment importance: Chemical free now for over 30 years and using more than 300 species of trees to shade the coffee; have a huge positive impact on the environment. And b…

El Toledo Coffee pics of our products

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Available at our online Store!

















Visita nuestra tienda virtual

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Tenemos muchas promociones en nuestra tienda virtual. Visitela en este link: Tienda de especializada El Toledo
No olvides registrarte para recibir notificaciones de descuentos y promociones. 
Promosiones válidas para el vino de café el Toledo. Solo para el territorio costarricense
Tenemos vinos y café con promociones por nuestra apertura de la tienda virtual. 
Visítenos frecuentemente para que no te pierdas nuestras ofertas Flash. Disponibles sólo por un día.  BUY IT HERE, EL TOLEDO COFFEE


VIRTUAL SHOP FOR EL TOLEDO COFFEE DELIVERY SYSTEM

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WE ARE TAKING WHATSAPP ORDERS

& ALL THE ORDERS ARE NOW AVAILABLE AT OUR ON-LINE STORE
GO TO OUR JUST OPEN ON LINE STORE
On the store you can find the English version of it at the menu. Where you can also sign up as member to get the state of your orders on the website. 
THESE PAYMENT METHODS ARE AVAILABLE AND ACEPTED AT THE STORE:


A: SIMPE MOVIL: 60733854
B: BANK TRANSFER:
C: Send money Pay Pal to: eltoledocoffee@gmail.com D: CASH IF YOU ARE IN ATENAS AND ORDER FOR SATURDAY Delivery







BEST roasting explanation video

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BEST OF COFFEE COMES by understanding ROASTING

BEST COFFEE PLANTATION TOUR

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BEST COFFEE VIDEO Of the FARM


El Toledo Coffee Tour rated "excellent" by travelers

A TOUCH OF OUR TOUR ON A VIDEO

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EL TOLEDO COFFEE PLANTATION IN COSTA RICA bringing back some MEMORIES

EL TOLEDO COFFEE ROASTING EXPERIENCE!

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IN THIS VIDEO YOU CAN LEAR WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE BUING YOUR COFFEE LIGHT, MEDIUM, OR DARK?

ACTUAL ITALIAN OLD FASHION COFFEE ROASTER 


The old roaster: AND THE TOUR OF Some VISitors: Special thanks TO GOING4WARD

how to make a better cup of coffee?

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HOW TO MAKE A GOOD CUP OF COFFEE BEST COFFE?
How to make a better coffee is not what I am going to talk about, because we are all different!
As we are all different and have different palates, we all need to know better what the differences are among the different methods of preparing and different aspects we can change in any method of brewing!
regarding almost every method of brewing we can change this aspects:
1- Temperature of water. To have a good abstraction at the first time we can use about 95* Celsius. If we think it's to bitter! We can reduce the temperature. Or if we want more bitter it is matter of using more temperature!
2-Amount of coffee and water. 1 liter of water and 60 grams of coffee. Why grams? Well coffee beans get bigger the longer it is roasted. So if you change the type of roast you can still use the same amount of coffee by wait!
this is what makes this opposite of what we all thought! More coffee makes sour and less coffee makes it bitter!
3-ground siz…

To Fellow Travelers, Gardeners, Tourists, Coffee Lovers...

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To Fellow Travelers, Gardeners, Tourists, Coffee Lovers...





If you are lucky enough to find yourself in the vicinity of Altos de San Isidro, near Atenas, DO NOT miss a chance to take in the El Toledo coffee tour.  It was a life changer for me,  and not just because the coffee was the finest I've come across in my travels. (I worked in the coffee above Captain Cook on the Big Island of Hawaii, years ago. I thought I'd never find coffee to compare with it. Wrong.) 

What captivated me about El Toledo, besides the first sip of their coffee, was the manner the finca, or farm, was managed: it wasn't just about money, bottom line, "We gotta make as much as we can while the makin's good" line of thinking or operating. It was that their work there captures the essence of what it means to be not just sustainable, but to nurture and give back to the land itself. I don't know if Gerardo (the father of Gabriel and Raul, husband of Sole, maestro of the fores…

WELCOME TO EL TOLEDO COFFEE WEBSIDE

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El Toledo Coffee Tour rated "excellent" by travelers

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El Toledo Coffee Tour
(with reservation only)
We are a very small farm, the operation is manage by the family, Gerardo, Sole y Raul and Gabriel and Ivette, We have nothing but the coffee we produce, so do not expect big buildings at all! Our coffee tour is educational. We want to show you how we work with nature instead of against it! 1 hour Tour, walking through the plantation and learning about coffee and nature! Coffee tasting, Wine Tasting, roasting and brewing!  Children under 10 years old don't pay! Why are we cheaper than others? We believe in education, that's the key to our future! and we are small, and we do the tour ourselves, so cheaper but not less informative!


Watch this video to know more about us, it was taken for free by a student who came here few years ago:


Or, watch this other video taken by Peter Greenberg. He came to the farm, shot a video of it, and publish it for free, so than…