D.I.Y. Fridays – Adventures in Soapmaking

by Nicole Wines (NOTE: This is not an instructional article, this is about our own experience learning how to make soap with a teacher.  Making soap involves chemical processes and can be dangerous if not done properly.  Raíces recommends finding … Continue reading

D.I.Y. Fridays – Raíces Roots Style

by Nicole Wines D.I.Y. stands for Do It Yourself.  Why D.I.Y.?  Very simply, doing things yourself is one way of taking control of your life.  By learning, making and producing things on your own, some things which you may use … Continue reading

Living in the Garden State – Raíces Eco-Culture Garden Fall Update

It’s the Harvest Moon, the full moon closest to the Autumn Equinox.  For most gardeners, this is the time to wind things down, to pick the last harvest, turn the soil and prepare the earth for spring. At the Raíces … Continue reading

Herbal Healing Seminar: Herbal Healing from the Island of Puerto Rico

On August 29, 2010, Angela Lugo, a native of Puerto Rico and an herbal healing practitioner presented the first in a series of workshops on Herbal Healing. This is a reportback with photos from the presentation.

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RAÍCES CULTURAL CENTER RECEIVES GRANT: THE SPIRIT OF THE HISPANO-AFRO-CARIBBEAN DANCE, SONG AND DRUM

The Spirit of the Drum has travelled from Africa to the Caribbean to the US and is now alive in Middlesex County.  Raíces Cultural Center, A NJ Nonprofit Corporation has received a MINI grant from the Middlesex County Cultural and … Continue reading