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Archive for July, 2015

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Organic Commerical Crops
agro tourism

Organic Commerical Crops

Filed in Around the Farm by on July 31, 2015 2 Comments • views: 2399

Costa Rica is in the green season now and  the workers at Finca Lilo have just finished planting four thousand new coffee plants and are harvesting Persian limes. The coffee harvest season is just about to begin along with rambutan season. Bananas harvest year round. During the dry season we harvest turmeric. Come for a tour during our […]


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Brunka Indigenous live up in the clouds
Boruca Village

Brunka Indigenous live up in the clouds

Filed in Adventures, Brunka Indigenous by on July 14, 2015 0 Comments • views: 3880

We have neighbors across the way near the coastal mountains that are the Brunka Indigenous and their village or “pueblo” is called Boruca. We work with a women’s group there from time to time and encourage people to visit the village to purchase some cool masks and handmade woven goods. All the weaving is expertly […]


Pura Vida from Sunrise to Sunset

Filed in Featured Video by on May 27, 2015 0 Comments • views: 2589

Mornings in May-Afternoons too! views: 2438

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: 1015

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: 1986

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: 2493

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, […]