Crisp cranberry, candied orange zest with an elegant, silky finish.
Gathered around the drying tables of Communal Shamba was the entire board of the Mkulima Kwanza coop; the first time a coffee roaster had visited them. The resulting relationship has given rise to this selectively picked lot, translating as ‘Beloved’, and the premiums flowing down the supply chain have also helped fund a regional health clinic and offered a new pathway for specialty coffee in the region. In the cup, crisp cranberries, candied orange zest and an elegant, silky finish.
Get to know: Communal Shamba
Like every good superhero backstory, Communal Shamba came about through a chance encounter with something extraordinary. It’s 2016. Keremba Warioba and Dr Mkunde Chachage, two home-town Tanzanians who had spent the last 10 years working and studying in Melbourne, stumbled in to one of our Curated Cupping events. While their family back home grew coffee, they had virtually no coffee experience – but they had a strong passion for agriculture and social impact…
Keremba Warioba & Dr Mkunde Chachage
The first ever coffee buyers Mkulima Kwanza had ever met!
Kerembe at MICE sharing Communal Shamba coffee.