After our 4 days of building in Las Mellizas de Coto Brus Bricks to Bread volunteers have had the time to reflect on our last build of 2019. Sharing this time with the Sandi Chanto family was an incredible experience for both new volunteers and returning volunteers. Two young adults and two teenagers had the […]
- On January 20, 2020 Read More
Since arriving on Thursday, March 21, the Bricks to Bread volunteers have been able to enjoy Costa Rica! We’ve been in Escazú, Zarcero, Ciudad Quesada, and much more! Yesterday, March 23rd was definitely a highlight. We visited Cristina and Laura’s Panaderia del Bosque in San Marcos de Cutris. They greeted us with fresh agua de […]
- On March 25, 2019 Read More
Last week the volunteers for our 2019 Oven building trip had a meeting to begin to prepare for their March excursion to the Talamanca region in Costa Rica where they will be building an oven with the indigenous group Bribri. Bricks to Bread has made the following video for our volunteers to be better prepared […]
- On February 8, 2019 Read More
As we prepare for our March build, our youth volunteers are also getting ready. This weekend, they started getting ready for their pretzel fundraiser. These boys first fundraiser is off to a great start! These wonderful young men are so thankful for everyone’s hard work. We had two amazing days of pretzel baking. 10 volunteers […]
- On February 5, 2019 Read More
La panaderia almendra is now open! Daysi has been hard at work with her new oven! For her first official bake she sold two pizzas and eight bags of breads! She is so grateful for all those who were involved and for those who have and continue to support her: “no tengo palabras para agradecer […]
- On November 24, 2018 Read More
Check out the second article The Tico Times posted about Bricks to Bread! The Tico Times is Costa Rica’s national newspaper published in English for all English speaking and ex-patriots. Pretty cool! That’s one sweet oven!
- On November 4, 2018 Read More
Our first annual Costa Rican Oktoberfiesta was 100% a success and TWICE THE FUN! Thanks to all of our wonderful guests who enjoyed hot pretzels ? out of the oven, brats? on a stick and locally sponsored beers ? from Venn Brewery, Steel Toe, Fulton, Finnegan’s and Utiples. Special Thanks to the hosts: Angie & Mark Eilers, Emme Corbeil & Paul […]
- On October 11, 2018 Read More
Check out this video made by Jose Kietzmann, one of the youth volunteers on our 2018 July build! Thanks for the video Josie! Thanks to our amazing team of volunteers. Together we can make a difference, change lives and bring joy and happiness to our friends and neighbors.
- On September 23, 2018 Read More