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Preserving Cultures, Promoting Artists

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica – A large hummingbird mural shimmering with aqua blue and lime green hues welcomes visitors to Chietón Morén, a two-room museum and shop devoted to indigenous cultures. Once inside, the only sound hinting at the busy San José street outside is the beeping of car horns. Andrea Morales is there four … Continue reading

From Fair Trade to direct trade: Costa Rican coffee farmers band together to net more profits

Near the heart of the small town of Santa Elena, Costa Rica, visitors may find themselves following an aromatic scent of freshly roasted coffee beans to The Common Cup Community Coffee House and Roastery. Located within the tourist-sought region of Monteverde, The Common Cup is one of many roasteries in the area that pride themselves … Continue reading