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by Nicole Wines The Raíces Herbal Circle and Knowledge Exchange was started by herbalist Angela Lugo. Membership is open to all individuals with practical knowledge of herbs and healing practices from different cultures and traditions who wish to take part in this circle. We now meet on the first Friday of […]

Raíces Herbal Circle and Knowledge Exchange – Monthly Meetings & ...


by Nicole Wines We have moved on from lettuce salads to sauteed kale, homemade pickles and an diversity of beans. Tomato vines are bursting with green tomatoes and we will be making sauce, salsa and tomato sandwiches soon. Herbal medicines are steeping and being prepared almost daily. The flowers continue […]

EcoCulture Garden Update – Abundance – July 28, 2018






Reflections on Advanced Agricultural Techniques in Guatemala Eugene Young Environmental Education Center Highland Park, NJ May 22, 2018   Raíces Cultural Center would like to thank George Heibel for sharing reflections on his experiences during a recent exchange trip to Guatemala. In his talk and slideshow presentation, George highlighted the […]

Reflections on Advanced Agricultural Techniques in Guatemala




On November 21, 2017, Raíces Cultural Center herbalist Angela Lugo presented an herbal healing workshop focused on pain relief through oils & supplements. Check out the photo gallery. Highland Park Borough Hall Highland Park, NJ November 21, 2017

Raíces Sustainable Living Workshop Series – Herbal Healing & Pain ...


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.

Sustainable Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico – A Community Dialogue



On October 7, the Raíces Cultural Center helped co-sponsor and promote the Benefit Concert for the Caribbean & Mexico hosted by the Reformed Church of Highland Park and the Puerto Rican Action Board. The Raíces Student Ensemble kicked off the performance with bomba from Puerto Rico and shared the stage […]

Benefit Concert for the Caribbean & Mexico – Raíces Student ...