D.I.Y. Fridays – The Mason Jar Meal: Salad with Tahini-Thyme Dressing

by Lauren Nixon Raíces EcoCulture Volunteer and local FoodCorps Service Member I’ve never met a mason jar I didn’t like.  Really.  I have a section in my pantry that is devoted specifically to mason jars. When I’m cruising on my … 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

Happy Full Snow Moon – A Picture Post to Welcome Spring

by Nicole Wines Today’s full moon started the last full moon cycle of winter. For Raíces EcoCulture, it marked the beginning of the time for welcoming spring. We have been busy preparing our seeds for planting, planning our gardens and … Continue reading

D.I.Y. Fridays – Building a Cold Frame

by Nicole Wines It’s been a mild winter in central NJ.  The warm days have us already anticipating the beginning of our planting season, really just a few weeks away for the cool weather crops.  We just worked out our … Continue reading