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Organic Commerical Crops
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Organic Commerical Crops

Filed in Around the Farm by on July 31, 2015 2 Comments • views: 2255

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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Pure Life! Pura Vida!
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Pure Life! Pura Vida!

Filed in Costa Rica, La Amistad International Park, Uncategorized by on April 19, 2016 0 Comments • views: 983

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 […]

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Mornings in May-Afternoons too!
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Mornings in May-Afternoons too!

Filed in Cabins, Costa Rica Seasons, Finca Lilo by on May 9, 2016 0 Comments • views: 905

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 […]

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Pura Vida from Sunrise to Sunset

Filed in Featured Video by on May 27, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1758

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 […]

Summer is Winter views: 1098

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, […]

Food for thought… 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 […]

Farm Flowers views: 885

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 […]