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Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Effects of Climate Change on Costa Rica Coffee

Coffee has played an intrinsic role in Costa Rican culture for the better part of 200 years. It is one of the largest exports...

Costa Rica Coffee Culture at a Crossroads

The traditional cafe society in Costa Rica has reached a cultural crossroads. Older generations of coffee drinking traditionalists are crossing paths with a newer...

Costa Rica Coffee Pickers: A Day in the Life

The Tarrazu region in Costa Rica is famed for producing rich cups of coffee full of chocolate, orange, and dried fruit undertones. Costa Rican...

Costa Rica Coffee Processing Methods: Washed, Natural, Honey

As a reader of the Tico Times,  you are probably aware that Costa Rica is a country known for many things. Lush scenery, beautiful...

Costa Rica Organization Bean Voyage launches fellowship for social change

Those interested in becoming Care Fellows should submit an application for the Youth Fellowship by May 20, 2019.  

Starbucks investigating climate-change resistant coffee in Costa Rica

Under the agreement, Starbucks and ICAFE will investigate the capacity of five types of coffee, the institute said in a statement.

Costa Rica Coffee and A Tour Of Café Viñas

Tucked away in the foothills of the Turrialba Volcano is Café Viñas, an artisanal Costa Rican coffee experience.

Guatemalan coffee exporters hope 2015 will bring better news

Guatemalan coffee growers, devastated by a fungus known as roya that rots the leaves of coffee plants, must “learn to live” with the killer disease. That’s the sad conclusion of Julio Ligorría, Guatemala’s ambassador to the United States, speaking Wednesday to The Tico Times.

Tico musician ‘Tapado’ Vargas debuts song, video co-written with pop superstar Alanis Morissette

Pop superstar Alanis Morissette teamed up with Costa Rican percussionist and Latin Grammy winner Carlos ‘Tapado" Vargas to release over the weekend the song “The Morning,” along with an accompanying video recorded for the upcoming documentary “A Small Section of the World,” scheduled to premiere at DOC NYC Festival on Nov. 14 before its release in theaters in December.

Costa Rica’s coffee sector to receive $2 million to improve farming practices

A plan developed jointly by four government agencies along with the Inter-American Development Bank will implement a series of measures for 36 months to grow coffee more efficiently and with less impact on the atmosphere. The measures also could help bring more profits.

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Bloomberg says Costa Rica among top 2021 vacation destinations

Planning your 2021 travel? Consider Costa Rica, Bloomberg says.

Meet the Crew: Good Day Sportfishing

Good Day Sportfishing, Marina Pez Vela, Quepos, Costa Rica Meet the crew of GOOD DAY, owner/mate Benn Gilmour, and Captain Manuel

‘Recovering together’ is primary 2021 goal for Costa Rica Tourism Board

Costa Rica's values give it a considerable advantage on the road to recovery compared to other destinations, the Tourism Minister says.