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Pura Vida from Sunrise to Sunset
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Pura Vida from Sunrise to Sunset

Filed in Featured Video by on May 27, 2015 0 Comments • views: 2231

In every walk in nature one receives far more than he/she seeks.-John Muir We put this video together for our friends and family as our Happy Holiday card for 2014. These images and film portray a  day and the 2014 year on the farm. Take a virtual walk around the farm from sunrise to sunset. […]

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Farm Life
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Farm Life

Filed in Around the Farm by on April 23, 2015 0 Comments • views: 4858

Finca Lilo farm animals include, dogs, chickens, cows and goats. All of our animals have a job to do! The dogs protect the farm and are faithful companions, the chickens give us eggs, manure and eat weeds, the cows keep the pasture grass down, give us manure and milk (we don’t drink a lot of […]

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Along the River Banks
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Along the River Banks

Filed in Around the Farm by on April 23, 2015 1 Comment • views: 2091

The Earth laughs in flowers! With each passing season we enjoy laughter from the Earth. The different seasons bring different flowers to the plants and trees around the farm. The  river, Rio Platanillal flows through the farm and the banks of the river are left untouched in a park like setting and jungle canopy. My husband […]

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Mornings in May-Afternoons too! views: 1542

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: 953

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: 1482

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: 1783

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, […]