Introducing Casa Mono (Monkey) and Casa Coco (Coconut) at Farm of Life, Costa Rica

by JodyCalvi January 8, 2014 | 3:26PM
The Healthy Lifestyle Retreat Center, Farm of Life, is opening 2 new guest rooms - Casa Mono and Casa Coco. In this video, we interview our head employee Henry, who took the lead on the construction of these 2 cabins. Gorgeous cabins, made of cedar and teak with glass walls facing the epic views. We hired from the village and harvested wood from our neighbors farm - local and sustainable! In this video, construction is 90% complete. Casa Mono and Coco will open for guest reservations for Dec 1, 2013. Pura Vida!

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John Kohler discusses Growing Your Own Greens

by JodyCalvi February 20, 2012 | 4:51PM
We interview John Kohler of, and John talks about his passions for helping people grow backyard gardens. John encourages anyone and everyone to eat as much fresh, high quality plant-based foods as possible. A home-based garden is the best way to do this! John visited the farm and gardens at Farm of Life, and other gardens in our valley, and is excited to bring his first Growing Your Greens Retreat to Costa Rica. Stay tuned, John is very popular and his retreat will sell out quick!

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Wild Edible Plants with Katrina Blair

by jodycalvi December 7, 2011 | 6:24PM
Katrina Blair of Turtle Lake Refuge in Durango, Colorado visited Farm of Life and gave a workshop on the 13 Wild Edible Plant Species of the World... these plants grow in the human footprint, in abundance, packed with nutrition, around the globe. In this interview, Katrina shares about her path and inspiration for being an advocate for wild edibles, and shares her wealth of knowledge while touring the wild edibles growing at Farm of Life. Katrina is a very special lady and we feel blessed that she visited Farm of Life!

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Amy speaks again about Natural Living

by jodycalvi April 25, 2011 | 10:29AM
Amy lives without lightbulbs, furniture, walls, toilet or stove. Guests sit down with Amy for a conversation about her life. She speaks about the lessons learned and observations from sleeping under the stars, making earth from all her human waste, consuming raw wholesome foods, walking barefoot, being all-natural and more.

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Total Off-Grid, Natural-Living Experience

by Administrator December 4, 2010 | 2:56PM

Experience a mind-opening conversation with Amy, our friend and neighbor who lives in synch with nature. Amy speaks about raw food, sleeping under the stars, living without light-bulbs, furniture, stove, toilet, walls or other modern conventions, barefoot walking, sunbathing and more.  Guests spend 2 hours with a conversation in her organic rancho and touring her peaceful farm. We've given you 15-minutes of her thought in this video.

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