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New Coffee-table Book about Coffee

January 21, 2005

“LOS Recibidores y el Café enCosta Rica” documents the 3,000 coffee“collection barns” (recibidores) in thecountry. An initiative of the Institute ofTropical Architecture, the book wassponsored by BAC San José.These wooden structures are used tostore recently picked coffee. The bookdocuments traditions hidden behindthese unique buildings, which also serveas places to meet people, exchangeinformation, gossip and receive pay.They also provide a place for smallfarmers to deliver their coffee beans,which otherwise would rot. Coffeebeans must begin processing within 24hours of being picked.The book is on sale at Clara Luna,Internacional and Lehmann’s bookstoresfor $60 (¢28,000).

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