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Semana Santa coming to our Sacred Southern Zone of Costa Rica

​by Christian Sanchez

Welcome to many new Chayotevine Members ... and greetings to all ...

This week the PZ feria is "normal" .. and next week, Holy Week, Semana Santa, the feria days will be Tuesday and Wednesday ... the organic sellers all come on Tuesday for this week. Remember too, that bus schedules, banks, schools etc. will be on Holiday schedules.

Just a reminder to please, please check and update any listings of any kind you have on our website ... really important and many thanks!


Here is a wonderful article on the value of organic farming and the upcoming meeting this Thursday, April 6th at 6pm at the Complejo Cultural in downtown Perez Zeledon. Thank you all for all the signed petitions. Hope to see you there. Kudos to Amy Schrift & Melissa Sweet & all who are working so diligently on this. sheri

Costa Rica Thermal Dome Expedition Launches

A call for help for a dear community member .. Marguerite Beattie ... by Sheri Cooke

CALLING ALL BOYS AND GIRLS AGES 7-9! Jungle Boogie dance classes happening now. Tuesdays 4:15-5:15, Starlight Studio, Dominical. Jungle Boogie a combination of many styles such as hip hop, jazz, world dance, and free style. We use the music to find our inner rhythm, learn how to move our bodies in different ways, follow set choreography, follow our own natural movement, and have FUN! Other classes for all kids of all ages, please contact me!

Lovely cabina for short or long term rent in delightful Quebradas ... Cabina de Tranquilidad, 1 bedroom, 1 bath in the country yet only 15 minutes to town. See photos here and please write the owner, Roberta, privately if you are interested. Roberta DeForest

*Garage Sale* this Thursday 6th and Friday 7th of April.

Selling: wooden table w/4chairs, Office furniture, chairs, printer, plastic folding tables, kitchen supplies, stove, fridge, shelfs, garden supplies, etc.

Please make appointment with Beate 6029-7393.

Looking for a children's mountain bike. In good or fixable condition.

For rent: New 2 bed 2 bath with solar hot water, skylights, nice view and breeze & 6 miles from Maxi-Pali, 3 miles asphalt 3 miles nice dirt road and comes mostly furnished and in a area of nice homes with no close neighbors for now. $350.00 plus utilities, 1st , last, and deposit. 8614-6403 Vern

Permaculture Farm, Finca Morpho in the Osa Peninsula is offering Work/Trade Positions and Volunteer Positions ... check their wonderful website to see the amazing things they are doing and the positions they have available. Please click here.

New "Stuff for Sale" ... more on Stuff page

  • bunk beds

  • Electric Drill

  • Dell Laptop

  • 5 Drawer Dehydrator used just 3 times $90

  • dog crate

  • Cross Trainer

  • Trek mountain bike

  • Camelbak "Crux" 2L resevoir for pack. Excellent condition! $15

  • Ringing Cedars (Anastasia) Full 9 book set, newest edition! Great condition! Retails $135, selling - $75

  • Insignia brand universal laptop power cord and tips. Brand new. Works for a variety of laptops (various tips). $45

  • Kala brand - high quality, unique 6 string ukelele. "Kala 6 tenor, gloss mahogany ". Soft case and capo included! Retail (ukelele) $325, asking $145

Beautiful Luxury Home in San Isidro .. close to town

Wonderful new home for sale .. close to town ... click here. MOTIVATED SELLERS JUST REDUCED PRICE.

Happy to again have an amazing Arnica salve ... perfect to stop bumps & bruising & swelling ... as well as an all natural Tea Tree Shampoo.

If you haven't tried the best all natural detergent available .. please do. BioSoap is very concentrated and very effective for clothers, floors, walls, whatever! With tropical scent, lemon or no scent. We also carry Bio-Disinfectante ... lemon or natural smell ... excellent product.

Just in: Natural Loofahs with seeds ... can enjoy and then plant your own.