Raíces Cultural Center’s New Home

The Raíces Cultural Center is happy to announce that we have found a home again. After several months of searching for a location and community that fits our mission and desires, we have been given the opportunity by the Reformed … Continue reading

Raíces Eco-Culture Seedling Sale Fundraiser 2013

Grow your own vegetables, greens and herbs, and support Raíces Eco-Culture while you do it! Get your summer garden seedlings from the Raíces annual seedling sale. All seedlings are grown from organic, non-GMO seed. Check out the post for a list of seedlings.

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Help Raíces EcoCulture Spread our Roots – Nominate us for a Seed Donation

Raíces EcoCulture recently became coordinators of the Livingston Community Gardens in collaboration with the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County, in addition to the seven organic micro farm plots we will be planting for our second year. We are looking … Continue reading

D.I.Y. Fridays – Homemade, All-Natural Shampoo

First soap, now shampoo. For the Raíces Crew, nothing can compare to homemade body, skin and hair care products. The more we make for ourselves, D.I.Y. style, the more we want to learn how to make, continuing to eliminate the … Continue reading

March EcoCulture Update: Community Collaborations and Spring Planting

Spring is almost here and it’s a busy time for Raíces EcoCulture.  For weeks we have been thinking about, sorting, ordering, separating and sending out seeds.  The soil is already workable and we are getting our micro farm plots ready … Continue reading

D.I.Y. Fridays – Building a Raised Garden Bed

by Nicole Wines One option for gardening and small-scale intensive farming is building raised garden beds. It’s not a difficult process, it’s fun to build and you can get creative with the size and shape of the beds. Some benefits … Continue reading

D.I.Y. Fridays – D.I.Y. Video Inspiration

by Nicole Wines This week’s D.I.Y. Fridays post is a resource post. We are sharing three awesome, short videos about D.I.Y. lifestyle. These are just for a little inspiration, to show you the amazing things you can do with your … Continue reading

A Holiday Message from the Raíces Directors

   Seasons Greetings to all our friends, staff and supporters. On behalf of all of us here at the Raíces Cultural Center, we hope your holidays are filled with joy, blessings and much love! 2013 promises to be a pivotal … Continue reading

Why the Ancestors?

For most people the ancestors are a picture on a mantle, a necklace that grandmother left in her will, a pen knife that belonged to their beloved dad or an old guitar that a favorite uncle passed down to them before he entered the hereafter! Sights, sounds, smells and a whole host of other stimulus bring back that particular remembrance of those that came before you.

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Share Your Story – “Testimonials for the Ancestors” Oral History Project

Participate in the Raíces Roots Online Archive’s new oral history project “Testimonials for the Ancestors”. Contact us if you’d like to share your story. Help spread the word…share this post please!

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