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The Arias family own and operate Finca Casa de Piedra and Café Directo wet mill. Casa de Piedra means Stone House. The name comes from the 3 cave-like rock formations near the farm’s river where the land’s first settlers once lived. Gerardo Arias, an important member the farm’s management, grew up on the farm and fondly recalls spending summers living the caves for which the farm is named.
Gerardo manages the family’s wet mill using the skills he gained from getting certified in coffee processing from SCA Costa Rica and his knowledge of coffee quality from his Q grader
Ripe cherry is selectively handpicked, floated to sort by density and then laid on raised beds to dry. It takes approximately 30 days for cherry to dry.