A Model for Community Led

"Agri-Cultural" Development.

Nuestras Raíces request for qualifications for (a) consultant(s) to complete the 2013-2016 program plan for the organization. For more information, please click here.  

Holyoke Nights' Make Your Own Holiday Presents Tonight at Nuestras Raices!

Tonight Nuestras Raices will be co-sponsoring Holyoke Youth Task Force's Holyoke Nights event called Make Your Own Holiday Presents! Some of the presents youth would be able to make are: duct-tape wallets, tie dyed boxers and jewelry. Also, snacks and a wrapping paper station will be provided. Hope to see all Holyoke's youth tonight! 

Nuestras Raices First Annual Gala

Gala Flyer

Nuestras Raices is excited to announce their first Gala event, with dinner, music, silent auction and retrospective art! Come out and support Holyoke's own.

Featuring President of Hampshire College, Jonathan Lash.

This event is from 6 to 9 PM at the Mill 1 space located in Open Square, the country's largest zero net energy mixed-use development.

4 Open Square Way Holyoke, MA 01040

Cocktail attire requested.

Tickets on sale now! Purchase online at http://nuestras.eventbrite.com/.

Please direct questions to NR.Gala2012@gmail.com

Nuestras Raíces' 20th Anniversary Fundraising Gala and Exhibition

Help us celebrate Nuestras' 20th Anniversary at a fundraising dinner at the Mill One salon in Open Square, on November 15, 2012, from 6pm-9pm. President of Hampshire College, Jonathan Lash, will be our keynote speaker. Tickets will be on sale shortly at the EventBrite website. Please email any and all questions to NR.Gala2012@gmail.com. We welcome the public to this event!
Harvest Festival

Hereby we report that the traditional Harvest Festival of this year, which was scheduled for Saturday September 29, 2012 and that was going to take place in the facilities of The Farm, is going to be a private event.  Nuestras Raíces has decided to return to their roots and celebrate the Harvest Festival as was done in the beginning, a private ceremony in which the organization celebrate the achievements of the harvest of the members. Therefore, only members and their families will participate in the festival. We regret any inconvenience this may cause, but we urge to stay tuned to our Website, because new events will be announced shortly in which the whole community will celebrate with us the 20th anniversary of our organization,  Nuestras Raíces.
Let's Move Holyoke In Film
Sunday August 19, 2012 
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
War Memorial Building on Appleton Street

“Let's Move," an initiative championed by Michelle Obama, is a community-based attempt to eradicate childhood obesity. Let's Move Holyoke In Film will be the event that the City of Holyoke, in collaboration with the Board of Health, Holyoke Food and Fitness Policy Council, Nuestras Raíces Inc., I’m Running For Holyoke, Paper City Fitness, and [I’M]Nobody Productions, presents. 

This event will feature the release of three documentaries highlighting the work and progress of Nuestras Raíces Inc., I’m Running For Holyoke, and Paper City Fitness owner Kate O’Donnell. It will also feature the realise of a video from the "I’m Running For Holyoke" event that occurred on April 21st in Downtown Holyoke. 

Join us to hear guest speakers from each organization, followed by everyone's favorite way to stay healthy: ZUMBA!

For more information go to the Facebook event: Let's Move Holyoke In Film
Rabies Clinic at the Farm 
Saturday June 9th
La Finca/The Farm will be hosting the annual Rabies clinic on an upcoming Saturday, from 10am-12pm, at the Farm, located at 24 Jones Ferry Road, Holyoke, MA.
Community members are invited to bring the dog or cat to the farm to get their annual rabies shot. Please make sure to bring your cat in a cage an dog on a leash. All community members welcome. Rabies shots will cost $15 and are a mandatory vaccine to have for your pets.
World Asthma Awareness Day
Thursday May 3rd
Nuestras Raices will be hosting the international Wolrd Asthma Awarness Day event at the plaza and offices located at 329 Main Street, Holyoke, Ma, from 11-2pm. 
We will be having health orghanizations from the community come out and speak and inform the public about the health issues related to asthma, its causes and prevention, as well as music and food for the community. Activities for children as well as adults. 
This event is rain or shine and free to the public.
If you have any questions regarding the following events, please feel free to call (413) 535-1789 for more information.
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