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Nicaragua Jinotega - Home Run Club Subscription

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The Home Run Club from Connect Roasters and Cubs outfielder Ian Happ is a coffee subscription for baseball fans. Freshly roasted coffee ships free on your schedule, and you get rewarded.

  • Join the Club by picking your roast, size and delivery schedule. Members of the Club get free shipping always, on everything. Modify at any time.
  • Each time a Cubs player hits a home run at Wrigley — and every time Ian hits a HR — you earn $1 Dinger Dollar redeemable on our site. Also access exclusive discounts from our partner brands.
  • Members of the Club are invited to a monthly Members-only merch drop featuring game-used and autographed items.
  • Every bag of coffee we roast supports organizations like the Greater Chicago Food Depository and the essential work that they do.

About this coffee

This coffee comes from Sabino and Maria Jesus, a husband-wife team growing coffee and vegetables at the highest altitudes in the Jinotega region of Nicaragua.

If you were to visit the Sabino and Maria's farm, La Fuente, you may see Sabino still using two oxen to pull a cart or plow a field before planting. He is continuing the tradition of his late father, Don Jose, whose farm boasts excellent altitude and climatological conditions for coffee production.

The attention Sabino and Maria pay to the details on their farm bodes well for their ability to consistently produce high-quality microlots. They hope to plant more coffee and implement new, more efficient techniques — which, they say, will allow them to hire more workers and make renovations on the farm.

This coffee is juicy and smooth, with fruit notes of pear, craisins and apple.

  • Country: Nicaragua
  • Region: Jinotega
  • Farm: Sabino and Maria Jesus
  • Varietal(s): Red Catuai, Caturra, Pacamara
  • Process: Washed and dried on raised beds
  • Importer: Gold Mountain

This coffee supports our giveback partner, The Chain Collaborative, and sales support one of their nonprofit partners, Planting Hope, which is investing in local-led education development in Nicaragua.