Apiculture/Beekeeping


Raíces Cultural Center has teamed up with TaínaSoy Apiario Institute for Sustainability and Ecological Conservancy to provide fiscal sponsorship for the awarding of a Bee Cause Foundation grant which will help launch an educational program in Aguada, Puerto Rico to Save the PR Bee.

Save the PR Bee: Raíces Awarded Bee Cause Foundation Grant ...


by  Francisco G. Gómez As I said in part 1 of this piece, when I arrived at Taínasoy Apiario, there was lots of land preparation going on and construction of several projects were to begin in February of 2018. Noemi told me that there was a crew of 29 volunteers […]

Taínasoy Apiario an Eco-Project in the Works – Part 2






by Francisco G. Gómez We headed down Hamilton Street in New Brunswick towards Amwell Road to Flemington. The ride is about 40 minutes of beautiful country side once you get out of Brunswick. S&F Honey Farm is located on the border of Hillsborough and Flemington; it sits in a forest […]

Our Trip to S&F Honey Farm Revisited



Hey there Api-enthusiasts, Some of you have already gotten the heads up on Raíces’ upcoming visit in August to the S&F Honey Farm in Flemington N.J.. For those of you who haven’t heard and want to get on board for this field trip, contact me at fuyo@raicesculturalcenter.org or call 908.227.5671 […]

Upcoming visit to S&F Honey Farm



by Francisco G. Gómez So it’s been a month since we set up our new beehive; what a rush getting those incredible little creatures settled into their new home. It was thrilling to say the least and truly one of the most exciting things I have ever experienced.   We […]

Raices’ Bees – One Month Old and Going Strong!



  by Francisco G. Gómez Will Hunting once said, “…you dropped 150 grand on a fuckin’ education you could have got for a dollar fifty in late charges at the public library!” Words of wisdom, in deed. Of course there aren’t many geniuses like Will in the world today, but […]

Learn how to build your own Beehive, but some things ...