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Treintaycinco craft brewery opens doors to public
Central Valley
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Central Valley
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Treintaycinco craft brewery opens doors to public

The Tico Times - September 14, 2016

Craft beer lovers in Costa Rica have a new place to imbibe while mingling with kindred spirits, listening to great music and trying out some of Costa…

A quest to prevent the extinction of Costa Rica’s blue corn
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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A quest to prevent the extinction of Costa Rica’s blue corn

Jennifer Murillo - August 31, 2016

Ligia Isabel Salazar is on a mission to create awareness about the social, cultural and nutritional value of Costa Rican blue corn through her initiative Proyecto Curubanda, which…

Could seaweed be Costa Rica’s food of the future?
Business
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Business
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Could seaweed be Costa Rica’s food of the future?

L. Arias - August 26, 2016

Experts from the University of Costa Rica (UCR) are proposing edible seaweed as a food option in the face of water and land shortages and climate change. Research…

Meet your garden’s new best friend: baking soda
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Meet your garden’s new best friend: baking soda

Ed Bernhardt - July 30, 2016

I always enjoy finding simple, inexpensive and effective solutions to the bug and plant issues in my garden. Some of the best can come right from the…

1 day in Valle del Sol, 3 ways to spend it
Central Valley
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Central Valley
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1 day in Valle del Sol, 3 ways to spend it

The Tico Times - July 27, 2016

SANTA ANA, San José — Suppose you had only one day to spend in the (usually) sunny valley of Valle del Sol. What to do? We asked…

Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica
Artists
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Artists
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Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - July 15, 2016

You knew it was coming: Costa Rica's own Pokemon Go Pub Crawl, organized by Carpe Chepe tonight in downtown San José, complete with Pokemon experts, four shots,…

5 questions for a Costa Rican chef
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Costa Rican chef

Amanda Zúñiga - July 3, 2016

Kembly Rodríguez, 28, is a self-taught chef completely devoted to culinary arts. She's worked in a variety of settings, but always dreamed of finding her own place –…

VIDEO: Costa Rica Coffee Cupping: This is How Its Done
Business
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Business
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VIDEO: Costa Rica Coffee Cupping: This is How Its Done

Zach Dyer and Lindsay Fendt - May 26, 2016

Ever wondered how the experts know good café when they taste it? When judges traveled to Costa Rica from all over the world to award the Cup of…

In Search of Sustainable Seafood in Playa Grande
Conservation
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Conservation
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In Search of Sustainable Seafood in Playa Grande

Lauren Hackney - May 18, 2016

Costa Rica’s environmental achievements are well known. The country is advancing toward carbon neutrality, using renewable energy sources to generate electricity, and protecting more than 25 percent…

The Tico Times event gives inside look at — and taste of — local craft beer scene
Business
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Business
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The Tico Times event gives inside look at — and taste of — local craft beer scene

The Tico Times - May 16, 2016

The Tico Times' first public event, which took place Saturday at the old Steinvorth bar in downtown San José, brought together key figures in the local craft…