environment



by Francisco G.Gómez We affectionately call her Kirita Bug because she’s always moving from task to task in almost total silence and never quits! This young lady has proven herself in so many ways, to be humble, loyal, hardworking, talented, unassuming, selfless and super intelligent. There’s just so much more […]

Raíces Spotlight on Eco-Warrior Kira Herzog


by Francisco G. Gómez Water is Life Presentation – Highland Park, New Jersey – October 28, 2017 Time is always a great factor when doing an arts installation show, and I was at the mercy of the clock! I briefly gave a rushed adaptation from the Ifá corpus at our […]

Water is Life Exhibit – Post Presentation Reflections



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 Francisco G. Gómez I just read an article about a bee keeper up in Canada that lost 37 million honey bees in a few short weeks, after GMO corn was planted not too far from his farm. That’s equivalent to about 600 bee hives. ARTICLE: Colony Collapse Tied to […]

Raíces Starts Apiculture Initiative