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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: 1762

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: 2754

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: 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 […]

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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. […]

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.

Grateful for Gardens views: 1222

There is no such thing as bad weather on the farm, there’s only kinds of good weather. The “green season” brings heavier rains mixed with sunshine almost daily. Rain and sun bring on vibrant colors and plenty of green.  “Is the spring coming?” he said. “What is it like?”…”It is the sun shining on the rain and the […]