Browse Items (260 total)

  • Tags: EcoCulture

2014apiculture03.JPG
Participants of the Raíces Apiculture Initiative field trip to S & F Honey Farm, Angela, Jen and Gabriel listen to Stan giving his presentation on apiculture.

2014apiculture04.JPG
Stan holds up a bee frame from one of his hives and talks about the bee activity on the foundation of the frame.

2014apiculture05.JPG
Stan inspects a frame, he explains the difference between capped brood, untouched foundation and honey comb.

2014apiculture06.JPG
Stan inspects a frame, he explains the difference between capped brood, untouched foundation and honey comb

2014apiculture07.JPG
S & F Honey Farm Apiculture presentation participant Enrique looks on as Stan pulls out a queen frame from a bee box that’s designed for the cultivation of queen bees.

2014apiculture08.JPG
Stan explains how to charge the smoker with pine needles. He states the importance of not over smoking the bees in the hive.

2014apiculture12.JPG
Enrique holds up a piece of honey comb for all of us to see on the Raíces Apiculture Initiative trip to S & F Honey Farm.

2014apiculture14.JPG
During the Apiculture presentation by Stan Wasitowski at S & F Honey Farms, participants were able to taste the honey produced at the farm directly out of the beehive frames.

Here, Stan holds a bee frame packed with honey and Angela samples it.

2014apiculture15.JPG
Presentation and tour participant Angela Lugo tasting some honey from a bee frame at S & F Honey Farm.

2014apiculture16.JPG
S & F Honey Farm tour participant Jennifer holds up a jar filled with dead mites that attack the bees in a hive.

20171007_WaterIsLifeCleanup69.jpg
The Our Plastic Waters Raritan River Clean Up and Eco-Art Workshop with Lisa Bagwell was a heartbreaking, but successful event. Over 20 water & earth protectors came together to clean a quarter mile stretch of the banks of the Raritan River and stuck…

20171028_WaterIsLifeReceptionPoliceSign04.jpg
On the day of the opening reception for the Water Is Life exhibit series, some of the visiting and local artists, co-sponsors, organizers and volunteers gathered at the Water Is Life electronic sign, to stand together for the earth. It kicked off the…

20171028_WaterIsLifeReception_03.jpg
Artist Patsea Griffin, who submitted six "Silent Chimes" to the exhibit drove all the way from Ottowa, Canada, to be a part of the opening reception and to display her additional art work, a "Water Is Life" leather jacket handpainted and worn by…

20171028_WaterIsLifeReception_04.jpg
Artist Patsea Griffin, who submitted six "Silent Chimes" to the exhibit, drove to New Jersey from Ottowa, Canada, to be a part of the opening reception.

20171028_WaterIsLifeReception_05.jpg
Section of art created by local and international youth on the theme "Water Is Life". From paintings to sculptures made from garbage collected during river cleanups, there were submissions of youth art from individuals as well as organizations such…

20171028_WaterIsLifeReception_06.jpg
A selection of artwork submitted to the Water Is Life group show, from both local and international artists.

20171028_WaterIsLifeReception_07.jpg
This model vaka, an indigenous sailing vessel from Polynesia, submitted by Okeanos Foundation for the Sea stayed on display for a full month at 431 Raritan Ave., bringing awareness to the need for sustainable sea transportation.

20171028_WaterIsLifeReception_08.jpg
Aquairius Rain, painting by Cindy-lou Schmidt, on display at the reception for the Water Is Life group art show.

20171028_WaterIsLifeReception_09.jpg
Noah's Flood, by Joseph Ursulo, a found object sculpture on display at the reception for the Water Is Life group exhibit.

20171028_WaterIsLifeReception_10.jpg
Born on the Wings of Thunderbirds, 2017, oil on canvas and Isaac Murdoch prints, 72"""" x 60""""

One of the first submissions received and hung in the group art show was this painting by Peri Nerri. Peri made this piece specifically in response to…

20171028_WaterIsLifeReception_11.jpg
Visiting artists and some friends check out the group show before the opening reception begins. Some of the artists featured in the group show traveled from as far as Vermont, Oregon, and Ottowa, Canada to attend the opening reception event.
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2