Ecovillage, organic farming, and green building center near the beach towns of Montezuma and Santa Teresa.
Rancho Delicioso is located in the center of the Southern Nicoya Peninsula, within a small cattle-farming community called Delicias. Within 15 minutes drive are the two popular tourist beach towns of Montezuma and Santa Teresa, where one can find surfing, yoga, restaurants, etc.
We have set up Rancho Delicioso as an intentional community of artists and especially performing artists, bound together by a central center for organic farming and green building. Until now, our region of Costa Rica hasn't had any permaculture or sustainable learning centers, so we're dedicated to bringing this to the area's melting-pot community.
Since the area is primarily dedicated to cattle farming, and people have found that most crops don't grow here easily, most produce is brought from the mainland, more than four hours away by truck. We're using the center to research what types of edible plants can be grown in the area, and are dedicated to providing this information to the community via classes, workshops, and through our website.
We have an active volunteer program and welcome long-term volunteers interested in helping out.
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