The province of Huila is ideal for the cultivation of Specialty Coffee Arabica plants due to the prevailing climate and geographical location. The stable subtropical climate with many hours of sunshine and sufficient rainfall. The special altitude creates a microclimate for the coffee plants that further improves the cup quality due to the lower temperatures.
In addition, the soils provide the optimal nutrients for the coffee varieties.
The municipality of Acevedo, where Finca El Mirador is located, is strongly influenced by agriculture. The farmers cultivate the land with a mixed crop, growing different vegetables on the fields, but also fruit trees. The land is cultivated in a varied way so that the soil is not deprived of nutrients and can be used economically efficiently.
This coordinated interaction of the plants does wonders for the quality of the soil and thus also for the taste of the fruit.
Besides coffee trees, fruits such as bananas, cocoa beans, guavas but also vegetables such as tomatoes, maize and beans grow on Acevedo's farms.