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Valley Heart Ranch, GeishaMontecito, CA

Coffee Varietal: Geisha
Tasting Notes: Floral, Blueberry and Jasmine

This Geisha cultivar from Valley Heart Ranch is our second offering from Kirsten and Darrell Becker and celebrates the full potential of California coffee. Nestled between the mountains and the sea, this organic orchard is home to five acres of coffee in fertile loam soil surrounded by stone wall terraces. In the cup, notes of juicy blueberry dance alongside floral aromatics of jasmine in full bloom. We are thrilled to share this coffee with you and expect Valley Heart Ranch to set new standards for specialty coffee.

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PLEASE NOTE: COFFEE IS SHIPPED WITHIN ONE WEEK OF ORDERING AND WITHIN 2-3 DAYS AFTER ROASTING

Valley Heart Ranch:
Kirsten and Darrell Becker

Nestled between the mountains and the sea, Valley Heart Ranch is owned and operated by Kirsten & Darrell Becker and carries a long legacy of farming in Santa Barbara, California.

Agriculture operations at the ranch began in the 1920’s with citrus and evolved into a commercial floriculture nursery until 2016 when the unparalleled terroir began its transformation into a certified organic coffee farm. With its unique coastal setting offering cool mornings and warm afternoons, VHR is one the few organic coffee producers in California and the only coffee grower in Montecito.

The heart-shaped valley now boasts several varietals of in-ground lush coffee scattered over five acres of loam soil terraces. With their shared vision now in full operation and a back-to-basics approach to farming, Kirsten and Darrell are thrilled to offer this exquisite product grown with technical expertise and lots of heart.

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