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Fermentation Training Camp

Sometimes my process is
best explained in person.

FTC 3
January 16–20, 2023

SOLD OUT

Take your processing to the next level, by coming to learn directly from me at our mobile mini wet mill in Santuario, Risaralda, Colombia. You will come to Colombia and process coffee with me from start to finish. During the workshop we will cover:

  • Processing best practices
  • Yeast fermentations
  • "Citric" & "Lactic" Processes
  • How to properly track fermentations
  • The science behind the action in the tank
  • How to choose which type of process to use
  • Best drying protocols
  • Cupping different fermentation styles

Your ticket INCLUDEs:

  • 5 days of in-depth learning with Lucia
  • 4 nights of shared lodging
  • Transportation to & from the Pereira airport
  • All meals during the week
  • Hands-on processing practice
  • Meeting other awesome coffee people
English infoESPAñOL info

$1150 usd
Early Bird price until Nov 1, 2022

$1300 usd
Full Price Nov 1, 2022

* If you need to cancel your ticket, you will receive a full refund within 7 days from purchase
**65% refund after 7 days from purchase
***This is a private event, that requires lodging & transportation reservations far in advance without refunds.

We discuss the importance of cherry selection

We will study best drying practices

We will learn what happens in the tank during fermentations

We will explore alternative processes and learn when is best to use them.

Classroom time is very important to understand the science behind your processes

And one of the most important parts, spending time with awesome coffee people.

Fermentation
Training Camp
Sept 12–16, 2022

Take your processing to the next level, by coming to learn directly from me at our wet mill in Santuario, Risaralda, Colombia.

You will come to Colombia and process coffee with me from start to finish. We will cover:

  • Processing best practices
  • Yeast fermentations
  • How to properly track fermentations
  • The science behind the action in the tank
  • How to choose which type of fermentation
  • Best drying protocols
  • Cupping different fermentation styles

Your ticket INCLUDEs:

  • 5 days of in-depth learning with Lucia
  • 4 nights of lodging
  • Transportation to & from the Pereira airport
  • All meals during the week
  • Hands-on processing practice

SOLD OUT

Fermentation
Training Camp
July 18–22, 2022

SOLD OUT!

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Join me on this processing journey.

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