We source and roast women cooperative coffee in support of a more nurturing world.
High grade arabica beans from women run smallholder family farms that support women equality, empowerment and leadership.
We roast in small batches to develop balanced savory flavors with accents of unique complexity.
Our coffees are medium roast, round in body, and low in acidity.
We are Lauren Korba, Cristina Deere and Enzo Emerson Korba-Deere of Korbadeere Coffee Roasters, established in 2015. We have a background in urban farming and holistic culinary arts. We enjoy sourcing beans from women owned small holder family farms. Through their sustainable agricultural practices their beans are nurtured to taste unique and delicious. The farms we source from are supported by or have created programs that offer equality and entrepreneurship opportunities for women. We share our connection to coffee with you through the story of our beans while developing flavors that best represent the nature of their origin through our roasting process.
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Thank you so much for your interest in our coffee.
We are currently going through a transition. We will no longer be selling our coffee at retail shops. We will be a membership only company beginning January 2022.
We will not be personally offering coffee October - December 2021 but the locations listed below might have coffee still available please do reach out to them.
If you are interested in our membership 2022 please use the contact form
below and we will get back to you with details and options.
CURRENT BEAN OFFERINGS
Rwanda ~ Women Cooperative ~ Gashonga
104 women in this cooperative, Fair Trade Certified. Through their profits these women have invested in initiatives such as education for its members and agronomic inputs to strengthen their coffee plants. They have invested in cows and goats to make their own organic fertilizers. They have also been able to acquire health insurance to improve the safety and health of members. Through their hard work and perseverance the women of Gashonga have been recognized on the international stage for the quality of their coffee. They placed 7th in the Rwanda Cup of Excellence which is held in high regard.
Tasting notes: Maple Syrup, Plum, Nutmeg. Full Body/Mild Acidity/Medium Roast
Honduras ~ Women Cooperative ~ COMUCAP
COMUCAP is a Cooperative established in 1993 by women for women seeking economic independence to support their families. The founders began a radio show to voice opportunity for impoverished women who didn’t own land, many being victims of domestic violence. These women realized the root of the problem was economic insecurity and began to look for ways to earn their own money. Banding together the women of COMUCAP were able to purchase one hectare of land and planted coffee. They now successfully own and farm over 37 hectares.
Thanks to COMUCAP many women have been able to rise above poverty, purchase their own land and create economic stability and freedom for themselves, while breaking the cycle of abuse and inequality.
Tasting notes: Graham Cracker, Cinnamon, Milk Chocolate. Smooth Body/Mild Acidity/Medium Roast
LOCATIONS OF AVAILABILITY
HYGIENE, CO - Bag Variety and Coffee Service Available
SIMPLY BULK MARKET
LONGMONT, CO - Bag Variety Available
FARM N' WILD WELLSPRING
BOULDER, CO - CSA Share Add-On
THE GOLDEN HOOF
BOULDER, CO - Bag Variety Available
NAUGHTY GOAT FARMSTAND
BOULDER, CO - Bag Variety Available
Saturday 10-2 ~ 3614 61st St., Boulder, CO, 80301
BOULDER, CO - Bags of Patience Available
Wednesdays 4:00-6:30 ~ 1630 Hawthorn Ave, Boulder, CO, 80304
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