The Midnight Harvest: An Unexpected Adventure in Coffee Farming

Jun 29, 2023
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Nestled in the mountains of Colombia, in a town known as Manizales, was a small but thriving coffee plantation owned by a man named Carlos. Carlos was a third-generation coffee farmer who had inherited the art of growing coffee from his father and grandfather. His life revolved around his plantation and the cycles of his beloved coffee trees.


One day, Carlos was approached by a well-dressed gentleman named Victor. Victor worked for a high-end coffee shop in the city that specialized in unique and exotic coffee varieties. He had heard about Carlos’s exquisite coffee and wanted to create a limited-edition brew using beans harvested at midnight.


Carlos was perplexed. He knew that the time of harvest could influence the flavor profile of the coffee, but he had never heard of a midnight harvest. It was a strange request, but Victor was willing to pay a generous amount for the beans. Intrigued and excited by the challenge, Carlos agreed.


Preparations for the midnight harvest began. Carlos and his farmhands adjusted their schedules to stay awake at night and sleep during the day. They equipped themselves with headlamps and warm clothing, as the mountain nights could be quite chilly. As the day of the harvest approached, an air of anticipation and excitement enveloped the plantation.


On the night of the harvest, under a blanket of twinkling stars, Carlos and his team began picking the coffee cherries. It was a quiet, surreal experience. The usual chirping of birds and the hum of insects were replaced by the soft rustling of leaves and the distant hoot of an owl. Hours passed as they worked under the soft glow of their headlamps, their hands rhythmically picking the ripe cherries.


Once the beans were harvested, they were processed and packed, ready to be shipped to the city. Tired but satisfied, Carlos and his team looked at the bags of coffee beans, the fruits of their unique midnight endeavor. It was an experience none of them would forget.


Meanwhile, Victor received the midnight-harvested beans with delight. The limited-edition coffee was launched, named “The Midnight Harvest”. It became an instant hit. The customers were fascinated by the concept and loved the distinct flavor profile of the midnight-harvested coffee.


Back in Manizales, Carlos returned to his regular harvest cycles. But the experience of the midnight harvest left a profound impact on him. It was not just about the coffee anymore. It was about the adventure, the willingness to try something new, and the shared experience that brought him closer to his team.


The story of Carlos and the Midnight Harvest spread far and wide, adding a layer of mystique to the already fascinating world of coffee farming. It served as a testament to the lengths coffee farmers could go to create unique experiences for coffee lovers, reiterating the boundless potential of the humble coffee bean, and the countless stories it could brew.


KAI Farm Team®

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