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Summer is Winter
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Summer is Winter

Filed in Costa Rica Seasons by on April 13, 2016 0 Comments • views: 1100

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, […]

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Food for thought…
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Food for thought…

Filed in Costa Rica, Finca Lilo, Food by on April 9, 2016 0 Comments • views: 808

Life on the farm is hard work. It’s well worth the effort however, especially when you see the fruits of your labor, really! Abundance is not taken for granted around these parts. We know what it takes to produce food. Living off the land and growing your own food is challenging but it teaches you […]

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Farm Flowers
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Farm Flowers

Filed in Around the Farm by on April 4, 2016 0 Comments • views: 890

To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower.  Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour. -William Blake I haven’t blogged in almost a year! I promise to keep up this time around. Pardon my absence! I’ll start off by offering a farm flower […]

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Pura Vida from Sunrise to Sunset

Filed in Featured Video by on May 27, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1761

Rice and Beans views: 876

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 […]

Flowers, Fragrance and Food views: 1880

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature. Flowers in our vegetable garden are a double delight. Such loveliness to enjoy visually, fragrance and food! Amaranth cereal flower growing in the vegetable garden. Sunflowers in the vegetable garden. Passion flower (pasaflora) in the vegetable garden. Thyme in the vegetable garden. Achote used to color food. […]

Along the River Banks views: 2018

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 […]

River Time views: 1267

A good river is nature’s life work in a song. The Rio Platanillal flows through the farm. In our little crook of the river we enjoy three waterfalls, four great swimming holes and all in a park like setting. The river is a spectacular place to swim, enjoy nature and marvel in all its splendor.