Happy Almost 2015!

What an amazing year 2014 has been ... we lost several wonderful friends ... and many lovely new babies joined us too. Sending you warm blessings for the coming year and deepest gratitude for all the love and support the Chayotevine and Colibri's Corner receives. A quick reminder that the feria will be Monday and Tuesday this week only, December 29th & 30th ... with the next one in Perez Zeledon, the following Thursday and Friday, January 8th & 9th. Hours for Colibri's Corner will be 7 - 4 on Monday and 9 - 1 on Tuesday. Very much appreciate early orders and remember we can ship anywhere in Costa Rica. Also .. we are updating the website all the time now ... especially the events page .. so

Happy Holiday Greetings in our Blessed Southern Zone of Costa Rica

We've got rain ... we've got sun ... we've got rainbows ... we've got lots of new visitors exploring our beautiful part of the world! Personally I'm looking forward to the Winter Solstice this Sunday ... and a great Holiday meal with friends at the Chirripo Restaurant (please see Events page if you haven't RSVP'ed yet.) Thought we'd share a new promotional video that is actually quite cute ... believe the Costa Rican government is putting this out, Save The Americans" Costa Rica Ad Campaign for the U.S. & Canada 2015-2016 Here's a reminder about the holiday schedule for the feria in PZ: This week, December 18th & 19th is "normal" Next week and the following week, it will be Monday and Tues

Summer & Shakin' Southern Costa Rica Style

Certainly hope you've been enjoying the changing seasons here ... so different from where most of us came from. That nearly 3am 6.6 shaker was a great reminder for us to stay prepared ... because anything is possible. Thank you so much for getting your ad submissions in earlier (by Tuesday 10am latest for Wednesday edition of the Chayotevine) ... and please check them and also let us know when they are no longer needed. Another reminder that our feria in PZ has normal hours this week and next .. and Christmas and New Years week, we will be there Monday andTuesday. Our organic veggie friends against the far wall will be coming on Monday of both weeks. We are blessed to have a supply of some o

Welcome sorta Summer to our Southern Zone of Costa Rica

And welcome to our new Readers and Community Friends ... so many spirited visitors and snow birds are back. This transitional time of our seasons is pretty spectacular ... hot mornings and splendid sunsets and enough rain to keep us cool. Back to regular hours at the PZ feria this week ... as well as reaminding you that our feria will be on Monday and Tuesday Christmas & New Year's weeks. Where is the best place to buy deep cycle solar batteries for my solar system??? Jim Cameron <bocajim1@gmail.com> Costa Rica’s blood bank needs donors In Costa Rica, the month of December usually means a low supply of blood at the country’s public hospitals, and this year is no different. On Monday, the Na