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 […]
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 […]
Thanks to the generous contributions of friends, family, community members, and supporters from near and far, Raíces Cultural Center has met it’s goal in Phase 1 of our Disaster Relief Support Initiative. In 9 months we were able to raise over $10,000 to help support grassroots recovery efforts on the island of Puerto Rico. Learn more about what the funds have been used to support as our friends, family and collaborators work for a just, sustainable and renewable recovery for the island.
The Raíces EcoCulture Gardens are alive with blossoms and pollinators. Check out our photo gallery to see what is blooming the week of July 7, 2018.
by Nicole Wines We weren’t even going to have our garden this year. But “just a couple of vegetable plants” and “let’s at least leave the herb circle” has turned […]
by Nicole Wines A JOURNEY TO SUPPORTING A SUSTAINABLE AND JUST RECOVERY It wasn’t long after Hurricane María hit Puerto Rico that our own community in Central NJ sprang into […]
by Francisco G. Gómez & Nicole Wines During our recent disaster relief support trip to Puerto Rico from January 12-19, 2018, Raíces Crew members were able to post some impressions […]
Check out the photo gallery from Raíces EcoCulture’s Intro to Seed Saving Workshop with Rachel Dawn Davis in Highland Park, NJ, May 21, 2017.
by Nicole Wines The 2017 gardening season is off to a great start. Thanks to a new collaboration with the Sustainable Highland Park Committee, the Raíces EcoCulture Seed Library has […]
by Francisco G. Gómez At first glance, you may think that Don Luis Soto is just an ordinary man; you may even look at him and not believe he’s a […]