A Bountiful Summer at the Raíces MicroFarm

Photo gallery from the 2019 Raíces EcoCulture MicroFarm summer season.

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High Tunnel at Finca Mi Casa up and Running Again

by Francisco G. Gómez Finca Mi Casa’s High Tunnel is back in action thanks to you! It was January 2018 when we first visited Don Luis and Doña Carmen, at Finca Mi Casa in Camuy, Puerto Rico after hurricane María … Continue reading

Reflections in the Aftermath of Hurricane María

by Francisco G. Gómez I couldn’t think of a better way to begin to share my experiences in Puerto Rico after the catastrophe that hurricane María brought upon the island, than to start with the thoughts of a young Puertorican … Continue reading

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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Raíces Spotlight on Eco-Warrior Kira Herzog

by Francisco G.Gómez We affectionately call her Kirita Bug because she’s always moving from task to task in almost total silence and never quits! This young lady has proven herself in so many ways, to be humble, loyal, hardworking, talented, … Continue reading

Water is Life Exhibit – Post Presentation Reflections

by Francisco G. Gómez Water is Life Presentation – Highland Park, New Jersey – October 28, 2017 Time is always a great factor when doing an arts installation show, and I was at the mercy of the clock! I briefly … Continue reading

Raíces EcoCulture Community Action Team Meeting Notes – May 21, 2017

Meeting notes from the May 21st, 2017 meeting of the Raíces EcoCulture Community Action Team.

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Eco Responsibility vs. Cognitive Dissonance

by Francisco G. Gómez Having electricity at the flick of a switch, running water at the turn of a faucet knob or gas heat by raising the thermostat really makes us subconsciously irresponsible to a fault. Those of us who … 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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