Compostable Products and Why we will Continue to use them

Compostable Products and Why we will Continue to use them
A little while back I was sharing a beer with my friend Charlie from Degree 18 Juice Bar and he shared with me about a company here in Puerto Rico called Caribe Compostables where he buys his compostable serving containers.  He shared why it was important for him to invest...

Rossi Naturals Kitchen is officially Open at the Farmers Market

Rossi Naturals Kitchen is officially Open at the Farmers Market
Growing organic produce is such a rewarding endeavor that we think everyone should do it.  We grow food to be as self sustainable as possible and we have learned over the years how to prepare what we grow in ways that pleases the complicated pallets in our household. Our food preparation is determined...

The Value of having a Farmers Market Within the Community

The Value of having a Farmers Market Within the Community
Everybody benefits from supporting their local farmers market.  It's easy to do, especially when the market has multiple vendors offering a good variety and is close to your home.  When you support your local farmers' market, you are supporting something much greater than you imagine. The Fiber of the Community Local...

Building a Veggie Garden at Degree 18 with their entire Crew

Building a Veggie Garden at Degree 18 with their entire Crew
So much to do and so little time is how the saying goes, but there is always time to help build a veggie garden in our community.  On November 13, 2018 we broke ground on transforming an unsuspecting back yard at Degree 18 Juice bar in to a veggie producing micro garden with a greenhouse.

We Joined the Farmers Market in December and this is how it went

We Joined the Farmers Market in December and this is how it went
The second week of January 2019 was initially our target date to start selling at the farmers market. December 1, 2018 wound up being our first appearance and this is how it all happened. We wanted to be proactive and have all our paper work ready for our debut in January, after our application was reviewed ...

Thanks You for Visiting the Rossi Naturals Urban Farm in 2018

Thanks You for Visiting the Rossi Naturals Urban Farm in 2018
Early in 2018 we decided to start doing tours of our urban farm with anyone interested on growing their own food or interested in understanding how food can be grown in an urban setting.  These tours have helped us gain a lot of new friends on this beautiful island and...

Transformation and Expansion of our Organic Urban Farm

Transformation and Expansion of our Organic Urban Farm
2018 has been a very hard working but rewarding year for our urban farm.  We began by taking our urban farm off-grid thanks to the installation of our solar system on January 10th & what followed was a year of making changes all leading to the formation of our non-profit organization ...

The Urban Farm goes Off-grid on January 10, 2018

The Urban Farm goes Off-grid on January 10, 2018
We have taken a long time to share the story about our urban farm going off grid. At first it felt like not many people would be interested in hearing about our journey, but after having nearly 100 visitors to our farm this year we know it's a worthy topic. Before the installation of our solar system we would ...

Put Anamu in your Teas & watch your Health Improve

Put Anamu in your Teas & watch your Health Improve
Anamu (aka Guinea Hen Weed & Petiveria) is used in teas, extracts & other forms.  It is native to southern USA, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean and South America. Anamu is used in teas, extracts, capsules, powder and other preparations. The leaves and roots are used with medicinal purposes.  It is...