Sítio São Pedro cultivates the family tradition in its fields, which are currently run by the second and third generations of the family.
Leticia Brás follows in the footsteps of his father, Tote, a pioneering coffee producer in the Serra da Canastra region in the Central-West of Minas Gerais.
Without a doubt, the bloodlines guide her steps to carry on the legacy of her father in the fields and beside her son, Pedro Brás.
Today they produce specialty and exotic coffees in the Serra da Canastra fields in the cities of Piumhi and Vargem Bonita.
There are 8 hectares at Sítio São Pedro with the varieties Red Catuaí, Geisha and SL28, as well as 7 hectares at Fazenda Baixadão and Casa Brás with African beds and cultivation of varieties such as Yellow Catuaí, Red Catuaí, Laurina, Geisha, Pacamara and SL28.
Mineiros passionate for coffee and for Canastra, who one day were awarded with the chance of working these lands and, today, actively contribute to refining the coffee culture of the region.
The Serra da Canastra is one of these nooks in the world where the essence of Minas Gerais is preserved. As well as producing one of the best artisanal cheeses in Brazil, it is also where some of its best coffees are grown.
In addition to having a propitious terroir, the regional also counts on true artisans of simple and unique souls, connected to the earth, who cultivate the coffee with dedication and admiration, in a symbiotic process where one is the guardian of the other’s life.
With new technologies, modern machinery and a new philosophy of cultivating and commercializing, the coffees produced by these families have not entered only the specialty coffee market, but also the wish lists of great aficionados.
They are fields protected by exuberant nature, practically untouched, which helps tell the story of these farms, which are preparing to continue producing the country’s best coffees.
Farm NameSÍTIO SÃO PEDRO
VarietySL28 & GEISHA