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Farmiculture Techniques View all

Growing Gallery

Here at Rancho Delicioso, we now have well over 100 edible plants growing here. Below are a set of photos taken over a two-week period…

Toxic Edible Plants

Toxic Edible Plants

It may sound like an oxymoron, but many plants that we have growing at the farm are highly toxic if the wrong part is eaten,…

Growing Garlic in the Tropics

Growing Garlic in the Tropics

Nov 12, 2012: We are growing garlic on the farm, which is a humid, hot,…

Eggplant

Eggplant

Known for their beauty in color, and egg-like shape by which they earned their name,…

Healthy Spinach

Healthy Spinach

Spinach has a high nutritional value and is extremely rich in antioxidants, especially when fresh,…

Super Healthy Kale

Super Healthy Kale

Kale is a very versatile and nutritious green leafy vegetable. It is a widely popular…

Cashew Nuts and Cashew Apples

Cashew Nuts and Cashew Apples

Cashew Nut This Kidney shaped seed originated in Brazil but was spread to other tropical…

Recipes View all

Rosemary Veggie Farm Rice

Rosemary Veggie Farm Rice

Farm-Fresh Rosemary Rice with Farm Veggies and Egg Preparation Time: 15 minutes (excluding time of rice cooking) Serves: 4 This is…

Cilantro Purslane Pesto

Cilantro Purslane Pesto

Cilantro/Purslane Pesto to try Ingredients 1 cup cilantro 1 cup purslane leaves and small stems 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup…

Purslane Basil Pesto

Purslane Basil Pesto

Our Purslane Basil Pesto Recipe This is a wonderful, super-healthy raw vegan pesto that’s very inexpensive because it’s primary ingredient is purslane, which is perhaps the easiest food to grow…

Beet and Carrot Carpaccio with Homemade Pesto Goat Cheese

Beet and Carrot Carpaccio with Homemade Pesto Goat Cheese

Every morning the goats get milked on the farm and every other day we will convert the raw milk into delicious cheese crumbles. For this recipe we decided to flavor…

Avocado Salsa with Mango

Avocado Salsa with Mango

I’ve never been a peculiar fan of sweet salsas, but when being in the tropics it is the time to think outside the box, play with new ingredients and enjoy…

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Vegetables View all

Amaranth

Amaranth

With leaves streaked through with shades of red and purple, Amaranth Greens are a gorgeous green full of protein. The species of amaranth, which is…

Yellow and Green Cucumbers

Mustard Greens

Beets – How to Grow Them

Cultivar Zanahorias Orgánicas en los Trópicos

Growing Carrots in the Tropics

Giant Cucumbers

Growing Wild View all

Giant Mushrooms

Giant Mushrooms

  We found some mushrooms growing in the corner of the shade structure, seemingly connected somehow…

Wild Cilantro (Culantro Silvestre)

Giant Grenadilla

Purslane – a Wild Superfood Weed

Goldenberries

Farm Animals View all

Estrellita, Our Baby Goat

Estrellita, Our Baby Goat

  We are thrilled to announce the birth of “Estrellita” (Little Star in Spanish) yesterday morning…

Coming Soon – The Tilapia Pools

Black Betty is Chicken One

Monsters View all

Rhinoceros Beetle Larvae

Rhinoceros Beetle Larvae

Friendly Transparent Underground Monsters We discovered these large, transparent grubs living in the earth near the…

Using Tarantulas for Pest Control

Jungle Animals View all

Natural Predators as Allies on the Farm

Natural Predators as Allies on the Farm

Here I’m creating an ongoing article exploring the symbiotic relationship between our farm, and the natural…

Frog Versus Cat

Godzilla attacks the farm

Iguanas