Finca Churupampa is a progressive coffee farm in Chirinos, Cajamarca, Peru run be Eber Tocto and his brothers. Since assuming operations of the farm from their parents, the Tocto brothers have transformed Finca Churupampa into a leading model for economically and environmentally sustainable coffee production.
Maarten Smeenk has been a professional filmmaker for the past 15+ years and has filmed / produced all types of video’s for market leading brands. This docuseries has started however from his urge for more purposeful free work. Driven by a strong internal motivation to share the inspiring stories of hard working people behind our daily cup of joy.
Maarten has made a true work of art with the stories of 4 members of the Churupampa coffee producing family. Connecting with the community and discovering their personal beliefs and stories. He’ also of great value for Ikigai Coffee, producing and co creating many of our media outings.
Thank you Maarten for being such a great guy and skillful creative artist!
The next Ikigai journey will be a visit to East-Java and Atjeh, Indonesia in June.
We’ll visit several next generation and innovative coffee producers on their farms and will follow their daily routines and processes.
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