My name is José Carranza Barboza and I am the founder of JUMARP. The idea to form JUMARP was born as a new way to see agriculture from the producer, the exporter, and the consumer. It was necessary to change from one small producer, to one solid organization. Being part of the group strengthened us and allowed us to be owners of our own business. Becoming Fair Trade Certified has allowed us to be more humane with coffee production. We never thought we would arrive where we are today with the social development of our community. I believe it was worth it to organize our group and to realize a new way of farming with a human touch. We believe that certified organic production is the new philosophy in the world of agriculture. We believe in our country and that the way to move forward is with care of our environment for future generations. Through the organization we attain better prices, know the buyers and consumers of our coffee, and have more hope in maintaining this type of commerce for the long term stability of our community.
Asociación de Productores Cafetaleros Juan Marco El Palto