EcoCulture


by Nicole Wines It’s official…the growing season has begun! We have put our first seeds in trays – sweet and hot peppers, eggplants, tomatoes and herbs – rigged up a home germination chamber to keep our seeds cozy and warm so they can sprout quickly and strong, and given them […]

EcoCulture Garden Update – The Growing Season Has Begun – ...


by Nicole Wines The Raíces Herbal Circle and Knowledge Exchange was started by herbalist Angela Lugo. Membership is open to all individuals with practical knowledge of herbs and healing practices from different cultures and traditions who wish to take part in this circle. We now meet on the first Friday of […]

Raíces Herbal Circle and Knowledge Exchange – Monthly Meetings & ...




Raíces Cultural Center, along with more than a dozen community collaborators and co-sponsors and over fifty local and international artists, is gearing up for this weekend’s Water Is Life Art Exhibit Series Opening Reception. The Okeanos Foundation for the Sea team recently installed their model of a vaka, a Polynesian […]

Water Is Life Update – Okeanos Indigenous Sailing Canoe


On October 7, 2017, Red Bank Artist Lisa Bagwell led a River Clean Up and EcoArt Workshop as part of the Raíces Cultural Center Water Is Life Project. Check out the photo album of the eco-warriors in our community who give us a little glimpse of hope in a sea of plastic despair...

Our Plastic Waters – Lisa Bagwell’s River Clean Up and ...





by Nicole Wines The Raíces Garden Crew is growing. Members of our recently formed Community Action Team as well as students from the Highland Park High School Environmental Club have been volunteering to transplant herbs and perennials, start seedlings, work on the Raíces Seed Library, and even create new gardens […]

Raíces EcoCulture Garden Crew Spring Update




Raíces Cultural Center's EcoCulture program has been awarded a 2017 Park Partners grant from the Borough of Highland Park for the launch of a Sustainable Living Workshop Series. Thank you to all who voted and helped spread the word about the competition, you helped to make this idea a reality!

Raíces EcoCulture Awarded 2017 Park Partners Grant