Reflections on Advanced Agricultural Techniques in Guatemala Eugene Young Environmental Education Center Highland Park, NJ May 22, 2018   Raíces Cultural Center would like to thank George Heibel for sharing reflections on his experiences during a recent exchange trip to Guatemala. In his talk and slideshow presentation, George highlighted the […]

Reflections on Advanced Agricultural Techniques in Guatemala

by Nicole Wines At Raíces EcoCulture, we try to stay conscious about reducing the waste stream.  Whenever possible, we find second uses for materials that would otherwise be looked at as “garbage”.  We upcycle and repurpose as much as we can.  Just like last week’s D.I.Y. post on homemade incense […]

D.I.Y. Fridays – Homemade, All-Natural Eggshell Fertilizer

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!

  GROW YOUR OWN Raíces Eco-Culture is holding its annual seedling sale so our community members and neighbors can grow their own food while supporting Raíces Eco-Culture programs. From tomatoes and cucumbers to broccoli and greens to culinary and medicinal herbs, Raíces has planted and been growing over 80 varieties […]

Raíces Eco-Culture Seedling Sale Fundraiser 2014

by Nicole Wines We were thrilled to come across this awesome composting video created by local teens from the New Brunswick 4-H Green Titans Club and wanted to share it with our readers and supporters.  Check it out to learn more about how composting works and what these local youth […]

EcoCulture Spotlight: Local Youth EcoWarriors Release Composting Video

Raíces EcoCulture is growing! In the last year, we have started up a local and regional seed library, and this coming growing season we are expanding from our 7 micro farm plots to a 2-acre small farm site only 10 miles from our home base. We are excited to have […]

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by Francisco G. Gómez Humans have devised so many complex labels in an endless attempt to describe what is simply, Nature. Permaculture, Bio Dynamic Farming, Eco Farming, Eco Tourism, Eco Spiritual Retreat… ”get in tune with nature through your inner self” and the list goes on and on and on. […]

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