Puerto Rico Sustainable Disaster Support Initiative Phase 1 – GOAL REACHED!!!

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.

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Sustainable Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico – A Community Dialogue

On November 14, 2017, Raíces Eco-Culture presented a slideshow and facilitated a community discussion about sustainable disaster relief efforts on the island of Puerto Rico post-Hurricane María. Check out the photo album and some reflections on the event.

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Water Is Life Update – Okeanos Indigenous Sailing Canoe

Raíces Cultural Center, along with more than a dozen community collaborators and co-sponsors and over fifty local and international artists, is gearing up for this weekend’s Water Is Life Art Exhibit Series Opening Reception. The Okeanos Foundation for the Sea … Continue reading

Photo Gallery: Intro to Solar Energy Workshop

Check out the photo gallery from Raíces EcoCulture’s Intro to Solar Energy Workshop with Laura Waldman in Highland Park, NJ, May 21, 2017.

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Photo Gallery: Intro to Seed Saving Workshop

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.

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Raíces EcoCulture Garden Crew Spring Update

by Nicole Wines The Raíces Garden Crew is growing. Members of our recently formed Community Action Team as well as students from the Highland Park High School Environmental Club have been volunteering to transplant herbs and perennials, start seedlings, work … Continue reading

Raíces EcoCulture Community Action Team Meeting Notes – April 30, 2017

Raíces EcoCulture Community Action Team Meeting Notes 4/30/17 Attendees: Nicole Wines, Linda P., Liz T., Chris T., Kira H., Rocio H., Paul A., Paul S., Mark L., Ana P., Adrian P., Karlos B., Susan E., Lowell E., Amanda H. INTRODUCTIONS … Continue reading

Photo Gallery: Raíces Seed Library Orientation Meetings 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 a new homebase at the Eugene Young Environmental Education Center … Continue reading

Raíces EcoCulture Awarded 2017 Park Partners Grant

Raíces Cultural Center’s EcoCulture program has been awarded a 2017 Park Partners grant from the Borough of Highland Park for the launch of a Sustainable Living Workshop Series. Thank you to all who voted and helped spread the word about the competition, you helped to make this idea a reality!

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Photo Gallery: Common Ground Workshop Series with Chef Enrique Pérez

On April 23, Chef Enrique Pérez presented the first workshop in the Common Ground Workshop series. Check out the photos from this Raíces EcoCulture community collaboration.

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