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Costa Rica Coffee Pickers: A Day in the Life
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Costa Rica Coffee Pickers: A Day in the Life

STEVEN HODEL - September 21, 2020

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

Costa Rica Coffee Processing Methods: Washed, Natural, Honey
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Costa Rica Coffee Processing Methods: Washed, Natural, Honey

Steven Hodel - September 14, 2020

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

Costa Rica Organization Bean Voyage launches fellowship for social change
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Costa Rica Organization Bean Voyage launches fellowship for social change

The Tico Times - May 17, 2019

The non-governmental organization Bean Voyage is currently accepting applications for its new youth fellowship program. The program is meant to "provide young people (ages 20-25) with the…

Costa Rica Coffee Farm Café Viñas: How Geography Affects Coffee
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Costa Rica Coffee Farm Café Viñas: How Geography Affects Coffee

Alissa Grosskopf - November 2, 2018

The Costa Rica coffee farm Café Viñas lies up on a hill near Turrialba Volcano and its coffee grows in volcanic soil. According to farmer Gustavo Vargas Cordoba,…

Coffee Rust in Costa Rica: Organic Farmers Look For Solutions
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Coffee Rust in Costa Rica: Organic Farmers Look For Solutions

Zachary Dyer - June 23, 2013

At first glance, the ochre blotches on the waxy green leaves of a coffee tree appear more like a mild-mannered sunspot than a fungus that has ravaged…

Costa Rica Coffee Farm: A 118-Year Family Tradition
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Costa Rica Coffee Farm: A 118-Year Family Tradition

Contributors - November 30, 2007

The fire in the 100-year-old roaster is still burning as Roberto Montero scoops up a cupful of beans from the sack. The grinder roars to life, and…