Creative Community

This past weekend was full of creative activities that involved someone taking the risk to make it happen, and in turn strengthening our community.

It also involved people taking a risk and showing up to participate and spend their money locally, in turn investing in the local economy.

👉🏼 Storytime at TBC Food and Drink

Monthly storytime and the free community  library are great offerings for families of the community and visitors, too.

Upon entering this restaurant you are immediately welcomed by the friendly staff and you can’t help but to feel happy with all of the colors and details. Definitely a work of art worth checking out!

Follow TBC food & drink on Facebook to find out about their next event and to see their beautiful menus that change weekly.


👉🏼Gudvibes Opening Event

This space has evolved into a community space for yoga, art classes, theater, dance and many other offerings.

The opening event was inspirational, witnessing the artist Sofia Maldonado and her team recreate the exterior and interior of the space. Check out her work at sofiamaldo on Instagram.

The green patch that was installed with the help of Kale Mamá during the summer camp, is thriving and producing a lot of kale!  Stay tuned for upcoming green patch workshops with Kale Mamá and the GudVibesTribe.

During the event, we had the opportunity to do a color scavenger hunt with paint chips in the garden. Upon first glance, green is what we saw, but as we looked closer, the kids found many colors and noticed the variety of plants growing there. We could have been color hunting for hours, they loved it!

👉🏼BQN Community Event at Royal Isabela

Behind the cat woman costume is Ashley Wright of Puerto Rican Destination Weddings, who is behind the BQNlife movement and events at Royal Isabela.

She is working to support local businesses and build the local economy. 👍   We shared a beautiful evening with music, food, artisans, costume contests and kids’ activities.  🕸🎃🕷💚


There is so much value in all of these community events; bringing people together to talk and exposure to arts, literature, food, the environment and more!

We look forward to seeing what other creative ventures pop up in the community.


Haz La Pausa

Hermosa mañana en el huerto entre flores, frutas y abejas. Este sábado, te invito a sacar un momento para sembrar, observar, escuchar,oler,………..

En familia ó solo, haz la pausa.


Comparte con los tuyos, la dulce sensación que trae un estilo de vida mas pausado. Entre la naturaleza, la comida y la buena #compañía.


Anda!! Anímate y haz tu parte!!!!

#aquihagomiparte #vandanashiva #resurgentlife #pequeñostesoros #curranttomatoes #imagination #naturaleza #comida #bqncommunity #rinconpr #urbangardening #ecochic #greenmama #urbanfarming #inspiration


BQN Community

Kale Mamá is excited to join @BQNlife this Thursday evening @royalisabela for an event featuring everything local! 

🌱💚🐝Bring the kids to do an eco-activity, while you enjoy the beautiful sunset in a serene setting. 
#bqnlife #royalisabela #aguadillapr #rameybase #community #kalemamá #comunidad #bqncommunity


Farmers’ Market Week

Join us to celebrate #farmersmarketweek !

Find Kale Mamá THIS WEEKEND at:

Aguadilla Farmers’ Market / Saturday


Mercado en Rincon / Sunday

Kids’ activities y mas!
🌱 agricultural education – importance of farmers markets

🌱 crafting

🌱 nature connection

Bring the kids for a FREE activity and learn how you can support our mission !



Té frío…que SANA.

Que #calor , este #verano a sido muy caluroso y aun nos queda la #epocadehuracanes. Hay que #refrescarse #sanamente. A los nenes aquí les encanta #té de #chámomila y #limoncillo #frio y a #mamá le encanta preparárselos. #Imagínate #refrescarlos y #relajarlos también….. #winning #parenting #kalemamá #ecochic #greenmama #sanacuritaderana
Té de Chámomila y Limoncillo

* 2 sobres de té de Chámomila SANA
* Limoncillo a gusto (yo arranco lo que me cabe en la mano 🤓)

* Colocar hojas de té en 2 a 3 qt de agua

* Calentar a fuego lento, pero no hervir.

* Dejar enfriar, colar y endulzar a gusto.

* Debe tomarse BIEN FRIO!


Beautiful Evening, Beautiful Community

At the closing of La Potería campamento – Beautiful evening viewing all of the art (and friendships) created over the past month… and the studio was glowing!

Kale Mamá had the opportunity to collaborate with La Potería to create this urban garden, huerto comunitario; teaching about urban permaculture, food security, along with nature journaling.  Thanks to Start Your Garden for donated plants and AP Sketch Co. for our sign design!


Urban Farming Summer

What a joy it has been to collaborate during the summer with La Potería. A local creative workshop space where children and adults can relax and get in the mood to create.


Compincheras y Huertos

#compincheras @la_poteria y #kalemamá #creando #espacios de #experimentación #creativa . #Fomentando un estilo de #vida #sustentable #Inspiración para este #veranocompinchero , #alicewaters :

🌱come local

🌱consume producto de temporada

🌱compra en el mercado agrícola local


🌱conserva – composta – recicla

🌱cocinar debe ser algo sencillo y sensorial

🌱cocinen juntos

🌱coman juntos

🌱recuerda que la comida es muy valiosa


Permaculture Ethics 

Photo: Teaching Permaculture ethics at a local summer camp.

Permaculture is a whole systems-based thinking / design process, which is guided by the following ethics: Caring for the earth, Caring for people, Sharing of our surplus resources. 

As I go through my day I notice examples of how I am using these ethics in my life.

I also notice how I would like to incorporate them more and ways that I could do so.

When I buy a locally grown watermelon, I am…
1. Caring for the earth:

-reducing pollution (buying locally grown, less transportation fuel)

-reducing waste (feeding rinds to chickens, saving seeds and growing sprouts for chickens)

-caring for soil (chicken manure enriches soil, local farmer caring for soil)
2. Caring for people:

-taking care of ourselves (eating healthy, whole foods, that are good for my body)

-taking care of our families, communities (produced locally -> supports local economy -> supports people in my community)
3. Sharing of our surplus resources:

  -taking what we need and sharing what we don’t need (taking what we can eat and giving half to a friend or neighbor, saving and sharing seeds)

How are you using Permaculture ethics in your life?