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Chayote is Popular in Costa Rica

Hello from Costa Rica Learn. Learn about Costa Rica's favorite foods, special events,  Ann's choice  hotels, and  adventure excursions. My clients are constantly asking me, "What is the most common vegetable that Costa Ricans eat?"  Of course it is Chayote.  A small pear shaped green vegetable that grows on a vine and is finicky to grow. Eve...

Xinia’s Visit to Alajuela’s Farmers Market

Xinia's Visit to Alajuela's Farmers Market Alajuela Costa Rica has a weekend farmer's market all year round starting on Friday afternoon at 2 pm and ending Saturday afternoon around 2 pm.  It is my and Xinia's favorite thing to visit on Saturday mornings.  We arrive early, around 7:30 am . I have posted  some favorite photos of Xinia at the mar...