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Permaculture Plant Nerd Quiz

Permaculture Plant Nerd Quiz

Here are photos of ten EDIBLE tropical plants. So for all you tropical garden geeks and permaculture geniuses, the challenge is to name them all.…

Growing Gallery

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…

Herbs and Plants for Personal Hygiene Products

Herbs and Plants for Personal Hygiene Products

A friend of mine, Kelly Perkins, visited the farm a few days ago, and she…

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…

Recipes View all

Tropical Plants for Making Tea

Tropical Plants for Making Tea

We have many plants for making tea here, they include the following list. At one point I purchased seeds of actual…

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 cashew nuts 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 5 cloves garlic,…

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…

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Growing Wild View all

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 nations…

Giant Mushrooms

Wild Cilantro (Culantro Silvestre)

Giant Grenadilla

Purslane – a Wild Superfood Weed

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