Ethiopia is the origin of the Coffee Arabica species and the coffee plants grow wild in the forests of the Kaffa region. The coffees from the Yirgacheffe region, located in the central-southern part of the county, reveal a very special character and unique cup profile.
Overall 1000small-holder farmers are working around the Boji Washing Station, which is located in the Gedeo Zone. The Gedeo zone is famous for inhabiting the original Yirgacheffee coffees. Flowering usually around April which means that the ideal harvest time is around November to February. The Boji Washing stations are active regionally in many social activities such as water supply, local church support, compost and seeding distribution, electricity supply and a farmer training system.