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October is Eduardo Gurdian’s favourite month of the year. It’s the start of crop season, when weather conditions are optimal for cherry picking, when staff receive a steady income, and the month he expects his first child to be born.

“October will be a good challenge for production volume and sleepless nights,” Eduardo says.

Eduardo is a sixth generation coffee professional. It’s too early to predict if his unborn son will join the family dynasty one day, but Eduardo is working hard to ensure he creates a sustainable legacy for the next generation of Costa Rican producers.

His family farm, Hacienda Pilas, is located in the West Central Valley of Costa Rica. The farm covers 160 hectares and operates with 24 full time staff, 300 employees during harvest time, and an abundance of coyotes, racoons, and toucans that call Hacienda

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