Tips & Tall Tales

Celebrating Great Outdoors Month

In Honor of June being Great Outdoors Month, We Have Created a List of Some of the Best Outdoor Activities Costa Rica Has to Offer!

At Chestnut Hill Farms, we make sure the people and environment are protected in order to produce the perfect pineapple. Part of this mission includes taking care of over 275 hectares of natural rainforest that surrounds our farm in Costa Rica. 

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This Summer’s Hottest Tips for Marketing Pineapples


Pineapple and Summer, The Perfect Pair!

Summer is right around the corner. And nothing pairs better with summer than a pineapple. Well, perhaps maybe a pool. Or a beach. But at either of these hotspots for summer getaways, people are going to need something to fill them up and cool them off, besides just the water. That’s why this post is dedicated to giving you some creative ways to market pineapples this summer. 

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Honoring Costa Rica’s Vast Rainforests

Home is Where the Heart is… and for Half a Million Species the Heart of the Costa Rican Rainforest is Where They Have Chosen to Call Home.

A rainforest so large that it now covers 75% of the country in its dense, verdant, and tropical ecosystem.  

But it wasn’t always like this. 

In fact, between 1950-1960 the percentage of forest cover decreased dramatically. And by 1987, only 21 percent of the country was covered in rainforest. Costa Rica was at the tipping point. 

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What’s Sweeter Than Pineapple?

Sweeter than pineapple

At Chestnut Hill Farms, We Don’t Only do Pineapples

All of you reading may know that Chestnut Hill Farms is internationally renowned for our exquisitely delectable pineapples. But what’s sweeter than pineapple? Well, it may be something you didn’t know that we do—it’s our community outreach programs

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5 Healthy Ways to Incorporate Pineapple into Your Diet and Lifestyle

Perfect Ways to Incorporate Pineapple into Your Daily Wellness Routine

Pineapples are rich in vitamins and minerals that can do wonders for the body when consumed regularly. Specifically, they contain high amounts of manganese which is part of the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase (SOD). SOD is known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties and works to improve bone mineral density and reduce the risk of illness.

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Do You Know How to Pick a Ripe Pineapple?

Pick a Ripe Pineapple

Three Tips to Use on Your Next Shopping Trip to Help You Choose a Perfectly Ripe Pineapple

At Chestnut Hill Farms, we take steps to ensure our pineapples are delicious and perfectly ripe all year round. Our Perfect Pineapples are monitored for sugar content and harvested at the peak of ripeness to ensure the sweetest, most flavorful pineapple on the market. In case you can’t find a Chestnut Hill Farms Pineapple on your next shopping trip, we put together three tips to help you choose a perfectly ripe pineapple!

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Perfect Pineapple Mango Bowl

5 Ingredient Smoothie Bowl 

As warmer weather approaches, we’re looking for some delicious drinks to cool us off. We think this Pineapple Mango Smoothie Bowl will do just the trick!

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How to Grow Your Own Perfect Pineapple Plant

5 Easy Steps to Transform Your Perfect Pineapple Into a Plant

Did you know that you can transform your perfect pineapple into an interesting houseplant? By simply taking the leafy crown of your pineapple you can grow your very own pineapple plant!

It only takes  6-8 weeks for roots to grow and it will become a beautiful addition to your home. In two years time, your glorious pineapple plant will begin to flower, ripen and mature. Read below for five easy steps to grow your very own perfect pineapple plant.

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Can Pineapple Help with Digestive Health?

Packed Full of Nutrients, Pineapple Can Help With Digestion

So, you’re asking yourself if pineapple helps with digestive health, right? Well, the answer is YES! Not only is pineapple a delicious and refreshing fruit for all to enjoy, but it also has multiple health benefits that you need to know about. If you’re at all interested in knowing why pineapple is good for your digestion, then keep reading to learn more. 

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Sustainability Efforts on the Farm

At Chestnut Hill Farms, We Strive to Constantly Be Aware of Our Environmental Footprint


As a Sustainably Grown certified farm, every decision we make – from planting to harvesting to maintaining the lush green rainforest that surrounds our farm – is fueled by sustainability.  April is Earth Month, and we’re focusing on going green all month. Read on to learn more about what sustainability really means to us. 

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