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Fresh Produce
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Fresh Produce

Filed in Around the Farm, Food by on June 7, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1525

It’s bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children’s health than the pediatrician-Meryl Streep.  The shorter the chain between raw food and fork, the fresher it is and the more transparent the system is.We grow most of our produce on the farm and what we don’t grow we purchase at the supermarket […]

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Pura Vida from Sunrise to Sunset

Filed in Featured Video by on May 27, 2015 0 Comments • views: 2428

Mornings in May-Afternoons too! views: 1985

Happy May Day! Happy May Day! May is a transition month from the dry season to the green season. We enjoy sunny mornings most of the time until about 11 or 12 in the afternoon, then it clouds up and by 2PM it’s raining, everything cools off and by nightfall the rains have dissipated. Here’s […]

Rice and Beans views: 971

Colorful “beans” all from the same bush. These taste like pigeon peas and I think that’s what they are. We grow these on the farm, they are delicious and pack a powerful punch! Our worker and his boys help whack  black beans from dried plants. After the husks have been whacked, the beans are put […]

Pure Life! Pura Vida! views: 1772

We hope that, when the instects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics. -Bill Vaughan A mini-insect in the international park, La Amistad. Close up and incredible!  We have our fair share of insects in the park and on the farm. The place teems […]

Summer is Winter views: 2149

The locals are right, the green season demonstrates the best in Costa Rica nature but without the dry season (summer) which occurs in the winter months, typically January, February and March, there would be no time for all the plants and their roots to dry out and reach for the sky. Don’t get me wrong, […]