The Association of Organic Farmers of La Secreta (AGROSEC) was originally created with the support of Ecobio Colombia back in 2009. The objective was to empower and support a group of 40 farmers who live in this region of the Magdalena Province in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Ecobio Colombia funded their organic certification process and supported Agrosec members in setting up their management structure, renovate their coffee trees, produce their organic compost, understand the organic production guidelines and preserver natural water resources. All of this aimed to create a solid organic coffee program in this part of the Sierra Nevada. More recently, in 2013, Agrosec achieved the Fair Trade certification and since then has been procuring us with FTO certified coffee beans.