Finca Cruz Loma is owned and operated by siblings – Galo and Grace Morales. Located in Pichincha, San Jos de Minas, Pichincha, 1.5hours northwest of Quito. Finca Cruz Loma, which means ‘ crossing of the hill’, was passed down to Galo and Grace Morales by their grandfather.
The main harvest is between July and September and provides them with 70% of their annual production. Fly crop (Mitaca) happens between December and February and yields 30% of annual production. Their main crops are corn, coca, beans, and sugarcane. Coffee was only introduced 7 years ago. At this stage, only 6 hectares are currently used for coffee production.
The farm spans across 1200 hectares. Most of the land consists of native vegetation, including jungle and is home to various wildlife.