Farm Like a Forest

We have a whole lot of fun every day at the farm, and our souls and stomachs celebrate the delicious productivity of our ecosystem. We joke that this land is so fertile that if you drop your car keys a new car might grow. But like farmers everywhere on the planet, we’ve had to deal […]
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Scarlets and Kings

What does November mean on the Caribbean slope in the rainforest? For the Luna Nueva farm team, it means planting. We can confidently plant tree crops and annuals, certain that there will be both warmth and rain to welcome rhizomes and roots. And planting we are, with hundreds of prized cacao, allspice, peach palm, coffee, […]
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Regenerate Now!

It’s September, 2019, and millions of students around the globe are striking to demand action on climate change. We are in solidarity with all those young voices, especially the voice of Elias Gradinger in Brattleboro, Vermont. Elias is our grandson, and he and his classmates held up a banner calling out for regenerative agriculture to […]
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An article from Regenerative Travel featuring our perspectives on biodiversity and climate solutions

From the article: “Newmark’s suggestion for ways to support the Amazon is simple. “Average citizens need to do everything possible to learn about rainforests and why preserving them is critical to our survival and happiness,” he says. “They need to teach their families and their communities, and they need to come see the rainforest, take […]
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Our Garden in August

The great English wordsmith D.H. Lawrence tells us that “Every fruit has its secret.”  Come on a walk with us around Finca Luna Nueva in August to learn our garden’s exotic tropical secrets.There’s the cocoplum tree, which we know as icaco, covered with what seems like thousands of round fruits the size of ping pong balls.  The copious […]
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Behind the Green with Finca Luna Nueva

Article by Kiwano Hotels ‘Behind the Green’ is all about giving you more insight into the places we feature. Our interviews reveal what happens behind the scenes, tells the stories of the people on the ground, exposes the challenges they face, as well as the communities they impact; essentially the bits you don’t usually hear. […]
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Bamboo Design Masterclass

We are excited to be hosting a Bamboo Design Masterclass this coming June 2019 with prestigious Jorg Stamm, one of the builders of the Green School in Bali. We will be building a bird observation tower. If you are interested in joining us. Please read our information below. First course will be in English and […]
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The Soil Carbon Initiative

Article published by Sustainable Herbs ProgramApril 8, 2019 Photo by Steven Foster A Conversation with Tom Newmark by Ann Armbrecht Sustainable Herbs Program I spoke with Tom Newmark by Skype. I asked him if he could describe the Soil Carbon Initiative standard and why it is important. He spoke clearly and passionately and without pausing for ten minutes, […]
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Welcome, Kathryn and Amy, to the Lunatica Family!

One of our recent guests, Kathryn Field, wrote of her experiences at Luna in her TripAdvisor review.  Here’s what she had to say: From farm fresh yogurt, produced using biodynamic farming to freshly made espresso every morning to wandering through the rainforest with sunlight streaming through the ancient canopy, turning the water into liquid gold, […]
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