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Photos from Rick Hearne's February 2017 trip to Nicaragua (Searching for Cocobolo)

 

Nicaragua ~ Hearne Hardwoods Inc.

Nicaragua

 

 

Coffee farmers plant Cocobolo trees to shade their coffee plants- when the trees grow too big or get too old, they are removed/ cut down and new trees are planted. We purchase many of our Cocobolo trees from these farmers. (Pictured, a cocobolo tree shading coffee plants. ~ Hearne Hardwoods Inc.

Coffee farmers plant Cocobolo trees to shade their coffee plants- when the trees grow too big or get too old, they are removed/ cut down and new trees are planted. We purchase many of our Cocobolo trees from these farmers. (Pictured: a cocobolo tree shading coffee plants.

 

 

Standing in a Cocobolo tree- coffee plants underneath. Great view! ~ Hearne Hardwoods Inc.

Standing in a Cocobolo tree- coffee plants underneath. Great view!

 

 

A Coffee Plant ~ Hearne Hardwoods Inc.

A coffee plant

 

 

Taking a Core Sample.  Cocobolo Tree.  ~ Hearne Hardwoods Inc.

Taking a core sample

 

 

Cocobolo hunting crew in Nicaragua ~ Hearne Hardwoods Inc.

Cocobolo hunting crew

 

 

Bees in the cocobolo tree (cocobolo is supposed to create super sweet honey!) ~ Hearne Hardwoods Inc.

Bees in the cocobolo tree (cocobolo is supposed to create super sweet honey!)

 

 

farmers taking coffee beans to market ~ Hearne Hardwoods Inc.

Taking Coffee Beans to Market

 

 

Nicaraguan Indian Preserve ~ Hearne Hardwoods Inc.

Nicaraguan Indian Preserve

 

 

Nicaragua ~ Hearne Hardwoods Inc.

Nicaragua

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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