Plant Lover’s Journey to Costa Rica

This trip full. Please inquire about future trips.

A small but vibrant country, Costa Rica hosts a variety of habitats ranging from lush tropical rain forests to towering mountains, which are home to over 9,000 vascular plants!  Join Rosemary and Jane as they guide you into this country doing what plant lovers do best. This journey will include forays into gorgeous wild places, visits with herb farms and herb growers, meetings with herbalists and traditional healers, lessons about traditional medicine, ceremonies – and, of course, a delightfully joyful time. 

Along with Rosemary and Jane, your guides will include Stephen Brooks and Sarah Wu from Punta Mona Center  for  Sustainable  Living  and  Education.    They  will  be  offering  workshops  in  tropical  first  aid, rainforest plant energetics, and rain forest ecology.  Throughout our trip, Stephen and Sarah will inspire us with their knowledge of local food, culture, Ethnobotany, permaculture and natural history of Costa Rica. . We will also have the wonderful opportunity to meet with several other amazing plant lovers as we journey through Costa Rica.  Pura Vida!

Tuition: $2495 — This includes lodging, meals, transportation within Costa Rica, guides, group activities, classes, and entrance fees. This does NOT include airfare, tips, or items of a personal nature.  (You may have noticed a small price increase.  We have decided to take advantage of the opportunity to visit and stay at Rancho Margot, an enchantingly beautiful, sustainable and self-sufficient eco-lodge near the Arenal Volcano.)

A $200 non-refundable/non transferable deposit is required to hold your place.


Registration Information

To register, please send your deposit to the Dandelion Center.  We are unable to accept payments for this trip on the Sage Mountain  site.

Contact Jane Bothwell at Dandelion Herbal Center: 
4803 Greenwood Hts,
Kneeland, CA 95549

Contact Sage Mountain

  • Sage Mountain Herbal Education Center PO Box 420, East Barre VT, 05649
  • Telephone  (802).479.9825
  • Office hours: Mon, Tues & Thurs 10:30 – 3.