seed saving


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 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


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.

Puerto Rico Sustainable Disaster Support Initiative Phase 1 – GOAL ...











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 farmer. In fact, he’s a retired agronomist who’s always been a farmer as well. The first time I saw a […]

Finca Mi Casa – Don Luis Soto of Camuy, Puerto ...