Travel to the jungle of Costa Rica for a weekend celebrating Earth, Community & Appreciating Abundance! February 27 - March 1, 2020
Beyond the end of the road on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast, you will find one of the world's most magical permaculture farms and botanical collections, brought to life by Envision's Co-Founder Stephen Brooks. Spend three days diving deep into botanical bliss; learning about permaculture, herbal medicine, and Eco Village design at one of the most beautiful and diverse places in Costa Rica. Enrich your body with yoga practice in the morning, revitalize your mind with permaculture education during the day, then dance under the stars at night with an incredible group of Envision attendees!
Music by Yaima, Gone Gone Beyond and The Human Experience.
Workshops by Envision Co-founders Stephen Brooks and Sarah Wu, featuring Permaculture, Herbalism, Community Creation and more.
Choose your accommodation options below:
Decompression + Private Single Room
Decompression + Shared Room
Decompression + Rent-A-Tent
Decompression + Bring Your Own Tent
Farm To Table CuisineIndulge in organic, vegetarian, jungle-gourmet. Punta Mona chefs cook 3 community meals a day from ingredients freshly-harvested from their food forest, greenhouse and herb gardens.
Permaculture Design & HerbalismPunta Mona is one of the most established, bio-diverse permaculture education centers in Central America, and is a mecca for herbal education & medicine-making
Yoga PracticeTake your practice deeper, surrounded by the lush Caribbean jungle.
Walk on the Wild SIde
Punta Mona is a family-owned, off-the-grid permaculture farm and educational retreat center on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. Launched in 1997, they are one of the most established and bio-diverse permaculture farms in Central America, with over 300 varieties of perennial tropical fruit and nut trees, abundant root crops, vegetables and annuals, as well as over 150 medicinal plants. They are an intentional community of permies, herbalists, chefs, yogis, builders, and artists, on a mission to practice and teach a simpler, regenerative way of living.
The founder and primary Director of the Punta Mona Center, Stephen has been living in Costa Rica since 1995. Stephen observed the problems facing small farmers and communities in Central America and Costa Rica due to mega-monoculture agricultural practices and loss of dynamic community. He strives to provide students, landowners, businesses and neighbors regenerative solutions and strategies to increase quality of life. Stephen is an avid and passionate ethnobotanist, plant collector, permaculture designer and educator, operator of education environmental and botanical tours, implements permaculture gardens and food forests on home and many hundred acre scales, and community developer. He is the co-founder of both Medicines from the Edge: a Tropical Herbal Convergence and Envision Festival. He is a fruit fanatic and a Dead Head.
Our current Director and Educational Curator, Sarah leads trainings and workshops in herbal medicine, permaculture design, tropical Deep Ecology, field-to-the-plate holistic nutrition and women’s retreats. She is a clinical herbalist of 17 years, practicing planetary eclectic herbalism with a foundation in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Wise Woman Reclaiming philosophy, focusing on food-based healing and local ethnobotanical traditions. She is a passionate mentor and educator. Sarah is the co-founder of Medicines from the Edge: a Tropical Herbal Convergence and co-producer of Envision Festival. She loves cats, books, plants and soup.