Save the PR Bee: Raíces Awarded Bee Cause Foundation Grant Award on Behalf of TaínaSoy Apiario

Raíces Cultural Center has teamed up with TaínaSoy Apiario Institute for Sustainability and Ecological Conservancy to provide fiscal sponsorship for the awarding of a Bee Cause Foundation grant which will help launch an educational program in Aguada, Puerto Rico to Save the PR Bee.

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Taínasoy Apiario an Eco-Project in the Works – Part 2

by  Francisco G. Gómez As I said in part 1 of this piece, when I arrived at Taínasoy Apiario, there was lots of land preparation going on and construction of several projects were to begin in February of 2018. Noemi … Continue reading

Taínasoy Apiario an Eco-Project in the Works – Part 1

by Francisco G. Gómez Heading south on highway #2, you just pass the border of Aguadilla and you’ re in Aguada. You best be looking at the kilometer markers to your right as you quickly go along or you’ll miss … Continue reading

Photo Gallery: Intro to Beekeeping & Apiculture Workshop

Check out the photo gallery from the first program in Raíces EcoCulture’s Sustainable Living Workshop Series – Intro to Beekeeping and Apiculture with Javier Robles

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D.I.Y. Fridays – 10 Ways You Can Help the Bees and Pollinators

by Nicole Wines Honeybees and other pollinators need our help. We humans have moved (forced) honeybee and pollinator species around and between continents, contaminated their food sources, and been a huge cause of stress on their health and environment. Raíces … Continue reading

Our Trip to S&F Honey Farm Revisited

by Francisco G. Gómez We headed down Hamilton Street in New Brunswick towards Amwell Road to Flemington. The ride is about 40 minutes of beautiful country side once you get out of Brunswick. S&F Honey Farm is located on the … Continue reading

Upcoming visit to S&F Honey Farm

Hey there Api-enthusiasts, Some of you have already gotten the heads up on Raíces’ upcoming visit in August to the S&F Honey Farm in Flemington N.J.. For those of you who haven’t heard and want to get on board for … Continue reading

Swarming Bees…Amazing!

by Francisco G. Gómez Another incredible act of Nature occurred yesterday as we were landscaping at a friend’s home. We arrived around 8:30 in the morning and began to weed, whack and plant flowers. About an hour later, as I … Continue reading

Raices’ Bees – One Month Old and Going Strong!

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 … Continue reading

Learn how to build your own Beehive, but some things to consider before you do so!

  by Francisco G. Gómez Will Hunting once said, “…you dropped 150 grand on a fuckin’ education you could have got for a dollar fifty in late charges at the public library!” Words of wisdom, in deed. Of course there … Continue reading