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The first Raíces beans poking up out of the ground. In the following year we would plant two kinds of red kidney beans, green beans, black beans and white beans.

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End of summer tomato harvest ripening on the windowsill.

Tomatoes originated in the Andes, where they grew wild with very small fruits, most likely yellow in color. There are species of tomatoes that still grow wild there today. Tomatoes were…

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Flyer for series of Raíces Eco-Culture Sustainability Discussion Group meetings

EVENT DESCRIPTION
Raíces Eco-Culture: Growing sustainable roots for a sustainable future

Sustainability is the capacity to endure. Join Raices Cultural Center to…

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Flyer for series of Raíces Eco-Culture Sustainability Discussion Group meetings held in the Spring and Summer of 2011.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Growing sustainable roots for a sustainable future

Sustainability is the capacity to endure.

Join…

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Flyer for Raíces Eco-Culture Sustainability Discussion Group August 2011 meeting.

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TOPIC: Fracking and Water Protection

Water is a precious resource, which we all need to survive. The New Brunswick City Council recently…

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Flyer for Raíces Eco-Culture Event Stop Fracking with our Water!

Gasland screening and panel discussion.

EVENT DESCRIPTION
A NIGHT ABOUT FRACKING

Gasland Film Screening, Musical Performance and Panel Discussion

October 15, 2011
7-10…

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Flyer for Raíces Eco-Culture Sustainability Discussion Group October 2011 meeting.

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TOPIC: Alternative and Local Economies

There are many alternatives to the traditional money system that more people are rediscovering and…

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Flyer for series of Raíces Eco-Culture Sustainability Discussion Group meetings

EVENT DESCRIPTION
Raíces Eco-Culture: Growing sustainable roots for a sustainable future

Sustainability is the capacity to endure. Join Raices Cultural Center to…

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Flyer for Raíces Eco-Culture Sustainability Discussion Group August 2012 meeting.

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TOPIC: Climate Change and Agriculture

Presentation and discussion led by group member Peter Schweinsberg. Peter will focus on how agriculture…

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Flyer for Raíces Eco-Culture Sustainability Discussion Group October 2012 meeting.

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TOPC: Will Allen-Visionary Farmer
Will Allen grew up with whose parents who fled the South in the Great Migration to escape a life of…

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Flyer for Raíces Eco-Culture Sustainability Discussion Group November 2012 meeting.

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TOPIC: Going Green but Getting Nowhere: Making a Difference in Climate Change

Global warming is an issue that affects us all, no matter what…

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Flyer for Raíces Eco-Culture Sustainability Discussion Group December 2012 meeting.

EVENT DECSCRIPTION
TOPIC: Skillshare - 1-burner food and herbal healing preparation.

Join us for four short presentations on DIY food and herbal remedy…

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Flyer for series of Raíces Eco-Culture Sustainability Discussion Group meetings.

EVENT DESCRIPTIONS

February 4 TOPIC: BEES & BEEKEEPING
Film Screening and Discussion

YOU CHOOSE THE FILM!
"Vanishing of the Bees" or "Queen of the…

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Flyer for Raícitas Youth Program “Little Roots” Family Gardening Workshop.

EVENT DESCRIPTION
Join us to learn about Companion Planting, and cultivate some seeds for plants that are friends.

In the Children's Garden at the Reformed Church of…

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Flyer for Raíces Eco-Culture Sustainability Discussion Group June 2013 meeting.

EVENT DESCRIPTION
TOPIC: Introduction to Food As Medicine
Guest Presentation and Discussion by Silvia Morrison

About the Presentation
The best form of health…

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Flyer for Raíces Eco-Culture Sustainability Discussion Group July 2013 meeting.

EVENT DESCRIPTION
TOPIC: Film Screening of the Documentary
"Fixing the Future"

About the Film

“By featuring communities using sustainable and innovative…

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On August 8, 2014, the Raíces Apiculture Initiative took a field trip to S & F Honey Farm in Hillsborough, NJ for a tour, presentation and questions and answer session with beekeeper Stan Wasitowski. Here, Raíces Co-Director Francisco G. Gómez is…

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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Beekeeper Fred Yarnell standing in the greenhouse attached to his home. Mr. Yarnell welcomed the Raíces Apiculture Initiative for a visit to his home and apiary and talked to us about his beekeeping experiences and equipment.
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