Reform regulations for use of agrochemicals do not open loopholes for environmental effect

The technical regulation 484: 2016 to reform the rules governing the use of agrochemicals in the country has no loopholes that allow the impact...

The Pura Vida and Healthy Living

The latest trend in “specialty drinks” is about to take flight in Costa Rica. Richard Baker said, “For it is the truth that health is...

Gotu Kola: The Indian Cure-All You Should Know

The ancient Eastern tea has been used for everything from detoxification to preventing dementia. GOTU KOLA also known as INDIAN PENNYWORT and in Sanskrit BRAHMI...

Why You Should Eat More of Costa Rica’s Award-Winning Bananas

The European Union-Central America partnership recently declared Costa Rican bananas the best in the world. Learn why you should be eating more of the...

Wild Brews Kombucha: Your New Favorite Health Drink

What is kombucha and who are the “wild” girls brewing it here in Costa Rica? Originating in China over 2000 years ago, kombucha gained a...

Green Juice Goes Mainstream In Costa Rica

Drinking what you know is good for you, goes in hand with the saying “you are what you eat…” For thousands of years people...

Turn Up the Heat: 5 Grilled Fruits You Ought to Try

Sure Costa Rica is known for its bountiful tropical fruits, but have you ever tried them grilled? Newsflash! Your grill can do more than BBQ...

PriceSmart Alert Kraft Macaroni Contaminated

PriceSmart reported on its website a warning about possible contamination in a batch of Macaroni brand Kraft, which may have been acquired by Costa...

Healthy Eating in Heredia

 El Mercadito de la EsquinaThis quaint, artisanal market is the perfect place to pick up local and organic items for your kitchen. Owners Pablo...
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Save Money, Process Food at Home

Costa Rica is known for many things: beautiful scenery, adventure tourism, plentiful wildlife and high food prices.As breathtaking as the nation is, let’s be...
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