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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 Nicole Wines We have moved on from lettuce salads to sauteed kale, homemade pickles and an diversity of beans. Tomato vines are bursting with green tomatoes and we will be making sauce, salsa and tomato sandwiches soon. Herbal medicines are steeping and being prepared almost daily. The flowers continue […]

EcoCulture Garden Update – Abundance – July 28, 2018






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 ...



by Nicole Wines We’ve got spring fever at Raíces and we can’t wait to start planting our veggies, greens and herbs and lots of flowers for the bees and other pollinators.  By this time last year we were already harvesting our first baby lettuce, but the cold and the snow […]

Raíces Micro Farm Update – Signs of Spring…Shoots and Sprouts