Aghora estate is situated on the peak of an eastern facing hill, in Chikmagalur, Karnataka. It's a farmer certified organic plot of 20 acres amidst a 350-acre plantation. The plantation borders the Bhadra forest reserve, situated in western ghats, known to be among the top biodiversity hotspots of the world. They have always encouraged wildlife at the plantation thereby encouraging biodiversity to thrive. They use IMO certified organic manure and farmyard manure. Along with coffee, they also grow areca nut, cardamom, white and black pepper.
Bili Hu is a brand born out of a passion for good coffees, in close collaboration with some of the best curers, roasters and coffee estate owners across India. Bili Hu works with farms that are using sustainable agricultural practices and advocates for regenerative farming. It encourages farmers to grow coffees without usage of external fertilizers and chemicals, but instead to use farm manure to increase yield. Most of Bili Hu’s partner farms are certified by USDA, UDS, IMO India Organic and many farmer certified. Many of these farms are some of the most bio-diverse hotspots, and certified by wildlife conservation societies for their eco-friendly habitats.