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FT/O Guatemala HueHuetenango

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The ASOBAGRI Cooperative, which was founded in 1989 by 20 K’anjob’al Mayan coffee and cardamom farmers The Coop members are from 30 small villages in the Huehuetenango region, surrounded by the Cuchumantanes Mountains and the Maxbal Forest Reserve. The coffee is shade grown under banana, guava and plantain trees, and intercropped with banana, cardamom and citrus plants. The Coop supports sustainable agriculture by training its farmers in organic methods and they invest in quality control by financing warehouses and drying patios, and also support their members with health care and educational programs.