La Casa Embrujada Luquillo: Early Bird Special!

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LA CASA EMBRUJADA LUQUILLO

Early Bird ESPECIAL!
Comprar boletos por adelantado para la gran casa encantada en el Luquillo Farm Sanctuary! ¡50% rebajado! Compra sólo en línea … traer su recibo o recibo por correo electrónico en su teléfono.

Las entradas sólo $7.50 (precio regular $15)
Cantidad limitada disponible!
La oferta termina el Jueves, 22 de octubre
Compra entradas aquí >>> http://bit.ly/specialembrujada

Haunted House Luquillo

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!
Buy tickets in Advance for the big Haunted House at the Luquillo Farm Sanctuary! 50% Off! Online Purchase Only…bring your receipt or email receipt on your phone.

Tickets only $7.50 (regularly $15)
Limited Amount Available!
Offer expires Thursday, October 22
Purchase tickets here>>> http://bit.ly/specialembrujada

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The Haunted House at the Farm…returns!!

haunted house 3Usted está invitado a un tiempo increíblemente aterrador al Luquillo Farm Sanctuary de anual
¡¡Casa embrujada!! El tema de este año es:
“Los monstruos salen por la noche!”
Se invita a todas las edades, sin embargo tener en cuenta, esto es más aterrador que cualquier casa encantada alguna vez ha sido demasiado!
Garantizado!
28 al 31 octubre
Puertas abren a las 19:00
Consigue aquí early.we esperan grandes multitudes!
$ 15 o $ 10 con un traje completo
http://www.puertoricofarm.com
Direcciones en la web!
correo electrónico para obtener más información: letsdothispr@gmail.com
texto para el contacto directo: 939-891-9215
¡Difundir la palabra!

Haunted House Luquillo

You are invited to an amazingly scary time at the Luquillo Farm Sanctuary’s annual
Haunted House!! The theme this year is:
“The Freaks Come Out At Night!”
All ages are invited, however be mindful, this is scarier than any Haunted House you have ever been too!
Guaranteed!
Oct 28th – 31st
Gates open at 7pm
Get here early.we are expecting large crowds!
$15 or $10 with a full costume
http://www.puertoricofarm.com
Directions on the website!
email for more info: letsdothispr@gmail.com
text for direct contact: 939-891-9215
Spread the word!

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COMMITTEE MEETINGS COMING UP!!

Peace and Love Family!

Committee Meetings….please make sure you have chosen a committee to be involved in for the farm.  Ive once again attached the descriptions of the committees to remind you which committee is doing what. (I know I get confused to)

Another thing…right now we are in search of not only committee members but the actual Board of Directors.  Lauribel is not active presently and True is really busy with business and both cannot focus on this project. We really need people who can be active to get this project pushed through.  Right now its me as the President and Director and Joany as the Secretary.  Just to keep this in mind….we will work on that part later…month or so.

Please confirm your attendance to each meeting…and as usual it will be recorded.

Finance Committee Next Meeting:  Tuesday, May 19th 7pm

Operations Next Meeting: Thurs, May 21, 7pm

Education Next Meeting: Wed, May 20th, 7pm

Fundraising and Development Next Meeting: Tuesday, May 19th 8pm

Marketing and Community Outreach Next Meeting: Wed, May 20th 8pm

We will use the same platform for the meeting… www.freeconferencing.com

PARTICIPANT CALL IN NUMBER:  712-432-0075

Passcode: 537-927

Finance Committee

This committee entails setting budgets, financial record keeping; ensuring funds are allocated in a compliant manner, work closely with Fundraising and Development Committee for forecasting and projections.

 

Operations
This committee is in charge of planning the day to day operations and development of the farm. The committee will set project goals and expected timelines for completion. Projects can include construction of facilities, determining which crops to grow and where, and plans to install new technology on the farm. Also, the management of the Energy Exchange program (Volunteers) which is a fully operational program where adults from all over the world come to the farm to work in exchange for camping and meals.

Education

Luquillo Farm Sanctuary is a haven for learning. People of all ages have the opportunity to learn from the land.   This committee is responsible for the Mi Escuela Natural program, Campo Boriken Saturday Program, and the Campo Boriken Summer Camp, Youth Journey and other educational projects. The committee should network with different people who can present and lead discussions on topics such as permaculture, sustainable building, aquaponics, and more.

Fundraising and Development

The fundraising committee will work together to plan fundraising and FUN-raising events. Fundraising events can include galas, arts events, farmer’s markets and other events at the discretion of the committee. The committee will be responsible for setting fundraising goals and reporting to the board on their progress. Brainstorming and identifying funding though sponsorships, grant writing & donations.

Marketing and Community Outreach

Finding all ways to promote the farm, social media marketing, website updating, blogging, the local news, newsletter and keeping people updated on new events and happenings at the farm. Soliciting and attracting new volunteers and participants.

Any questions or concern…please correspond by email: letsdothispr@gmail.com or text 939-891-9215

Peace

Skai Juice

Presidente (not the beer)

Muevete Puerto Rico Inc

The Luquillo Farm Sanctuary

PERMACULTURE WORKSHOP This Saturday at the Luquillo Farm Sanctuary

Los invitamos a participar de un taller interactivo el sábado 9 de Mayo desde las 10 a.m. para crear un Círculo de Banana Permanente (técnica Permacultural) usando una variación del “Pit Garden”.  El costo del taller es $10 dólares.

El taller va a estar facilitado por Nikola Spassov, consultor y diseñador de Permacutura Certificado.

Traigan su silla de playa, mat de yoga o toalla para sentarse, y un telmo con agua y almuerzo!

Para reservaciones por favor mandar email a : letsdothispr@gmail.com

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BUILD A BANANA CIRCLE

At the Luquillo Farm Sanctuary

Saturday May 9th 10am

You are invited to participate in a workshop to create a permanent Banana Circle using a variation of a Pit Garden (Permaculture technique)

$10

Workshop taught by Nikola Spassov, Certified Permaculture Designer, Consultant and Teacher

Bring a chair, yoga mat, or towel to sit on…and something to drink and eat for lunch

To book your space please email us at:letsdothispr@gmail.com

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MEETING! For the Luquillo Farm Sanctuary

Peace and Love Friends…we are having a much needed conversation regarding the membership, committees and new business for the farm, this Thursday, May 7th at 8pm EST.  Please call in at:  712-432-0075 and put in passcode: 537927 right before 8pm.

Please reply if you are planning on being attending the meeting. Yes it will be recorded if you are unable to make that time.
Also, we are going to start working on the various committees…so we will set up meetings for those as well.
And if anyone who is newly interested in participating in the farm please message us at letsdothispr@gmail.com
Let’s build a more sustainable Puerto Rico!
Peace
Skai Juice
Director
Luquillo Farm Sanctuary

Work Exchange/Land Exchange

We are looking for someone versed in the gentle art of ecological farming who would like to create work/share opportunity with us. We have an 80 acre farm here in Luquillo, PR.  And our project is The Luquillo Farm Sanctuary. We are a developing farm whose mission is to develop Puerto Rico’s only children’s educational farm. We need someone who can help us develop a small section of the farm we are working on and in exchange receive 5 acres that they can develop for ecological purposes as well.

If you know of such a person who would be open to this type of exchange/work arrangement please have them call:

Skai Juice

939 891 9215

My Spanish is terrible…so please have a translator available.  Thanks so much!

Check out our website too!  http://www.puertoricofarm.com

Group Coordinators Wanted!!

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The Luquillo Farm Sanctuary is looking for Group Coordinators to assist us in bringing youth groups down to our 80 acre farm in Luquillo, Puerto Rico.  This opportunity is perfect for teachers, parents, and those who work closely with children ages 12 and up.  The Group Coordinator position is paid a stipend and flown from their respective cities to accompany their group.  Groups must be a minimum of 10 students and a maximum of 25.
Our Eco-Educational Adventure Includes:
·         7 Nights camping on the farm (we also have in-door accommodations for those groups that want more shelter
·         Home Cooked Vegetarian Meals
·         Guided Eco-Tours in El Yunque Rainforest, Las Cabezas Nature Reserve, El Angelito River Trail, and Bio Bay Kayak Tour
·         Workshops including Natural Farming & Gardening, Permaculture, Aquaponics, and Sustainable Living.
·         Camp Fire Gathering at Night with snacks and old wise-tales!
·         Native Local Arts and Culture experiences including Bomba dancing
·         Beach Time

Please contact Joany Carrasco at youthjourneypr@gmail.com with your letter of interest.  Please also check out our website:  http://www.puertoricofarm.com

The Zombies are Coming!

¡Hola a todos y todas!

¡¡Halloween está sobre sobre nosotros (as) esta semana!! ¡Hemos decidido tener un poco de diversión! little fun! Luquillo Farm Sanctuary ha creado su primera actividad para Halloween 2014 titulada ¡Las Noches de los Muertos Vivos! Tendremos una increíble casa embrujada en el mejor escenario natural que hayas visto con un montón de zombis asechando a todos(as) los que se atrevan atravesar los portones. ¡¡Este evento es para todas las edades!! El costo de entrada será sólo $5.00 por persona. ¡Si vienes disfrazado(a), tendrás $1.00 de decuento! Con esta actividad, estaremos recaudando fondos para adquir herramientas y semillas para poder seguir trabajando en nuestra misión de crear la única finca orgánica y agroecológica para niños y niñas de Puerto Rico. También tendremos bebidas y piscolabis a la venta. Para más información, visita nuestra página de internet: www.puertoricofarm.com o con Lauribel López Viera al 939-717-7590.

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¿Cuándo?:

30, 31 de octubre y 1 de noviembre de 2014 a las 7:30pm

Necesitamos voluntarios (as) para: zombis, brujas(os), espantapájaros, granjeros(as) locos (as), y cualquier idea que se te ocurra. Si estás interesado (a) en disfrazarte, correr persiguiendo a la gente y divertirte una noche o dos, por favor contáctanos.

Direcciones para llegar a la finca The Luquillo Farm Sanctuary:
Desde la Ruta #3:
Tome la salida de Luquillo, Ruta #992 (salida a la derecha después de la farmacia Walgreens, viniendo de San Juan).
Siga hacia Sabana en la ruta #992 (Liberty Cable Vision a la derecha) por .7 millas hasta la intersección con la ruta #991 (A la izquierda hay una carpa que vende comida a la barbacoa, le llaman Los Pinchos).
Dobla a la derecha, continuando en la ruta #992, hacia Mameyes, por .3 millas adicionales (total: 1.0 milla).
Dobla a la derecha en Villa Angelina (Hay una parada de transporte público a la izquierda, frente a la entrada y a la derecha un letrero en cemento que lee “Bienvenidos a Villa Angelina”).
Continúa por el camino dentro de Villa Angelina por un poco más de .1 milla, siguiendo la valla amarilla a la izquierda.
Al final de esta valla, Luquillo Farm Sanctuary te queda a la izquierda, entrando por el portón que tiene una cadena. Hay un cartel de la finca justo en el medio.
Si pasas la iglesia a la derecha, o llegas por las casas de la comunidad, ¡¡te pasaste!!

www.puertoricofarm.com


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Hey Everyone!

Halloween is upon us and we have decided to have a little fun!  The Luquillo Farm Sanctuary is hosting its first Halloween event entitled ” Nights of the Living Dead”, where we will be having a haunted house with lots of Zombies lurking everywhere to scare the crap out of all those who dare enter its gates! This event is for all ages! We are hosting this event at the farm located in Villa Angelina, Luquillo…Oct 30 – Nov 1…gates open at 7:30pm.  The cost to get in is $5 per person…and you get $1 off if you wear your Halloween costume.  Snacks and beverages will also be on sale. This fundraiser is to help assist the farm with its mission of creating the only Organic farm for children on the island of Puerto Rico.  For more information please check out the website at: www.puertoricofarm.com  or call Lauribel Lopez at 939 717 7590.

Directions to the Farm:
From Route 3, take the Luquillo exit (route 992).
Head towards Sabana on route 992 (Liberty Cable on right)for .7 miles to intersection with route 991.(Barbeque pit on left).
Turn right, continuing on route 992, towards Mameyes, for an additional .3 miles (total 1.0 mile).
Turn right into Villa Angelina (Luquillo public transportation stop/kiosk on left, across from entrance).
Continue on road into Villa Angelina for a little over .1 miles, with yellow guard rail on left.
At the end of the yellow guard rail ,the Farm Sanctuary is on the left, through the chain link gate.  There is a Farm Sanctuary sign on the gate.

 If you pass the church (on right), or enter into the neighborhood, you have gone too far!

See you soon!

Peace and Love from the Luquillo Farm Sanctuary

Campo Borikén Comenzara este 6 de septiembre, 2014!!

Campo Borikén Comenzara este 6 de septiembre, 2014!!
Comparte esta informacion a todos tus amigos!

Here it is! The Luquillo Farm Sanctuary....you thought we were joking!

The beautiful entrance to Campo Boriken!

CAMPO BORIKEN STARTS THIS SEPTEMBER 6TH, 2014
Please pass this info along to all your friends!

English Translation Below!

Llamando a todas las familias!

Por este medio, les presentamos Campo Borikén, uno de los programas pioneros de The Luquillo Farm Sanctuary. Durante el año escolar, estaremos ofreciendo un programa educativo gratis sobre agricultura orgánica para niños(as) y jóvenes entre las edades de 6 a 15 años. Este plan se convertirá en nuestro gran campamento de verano que tendrá su comienzo este julio de 2014. El proyecto estará enfocado en aprender sobre técnicas de permacultura, siembra y cosecha de alimentos y vivir una vida sustentable y natural en armonía con la tierra. 

Campo Borikén estará reuniéndose todos los sábados, de 9:00am a 12:00pm. El programa es gratis para sus hijos e hijas. No obstante, todos los padres, madres y encargados(as), deberán unirse al Comité de Padres Asesores para asistir en la búsqueda de recursos y en la ayuda que se necesite para sacar este proyecto de vida adelante. 

Los y las invitamos al primer taller y orientación que se llevará a cabo el sábado, 6 de septiembre de 2014, a las 9:00am. Es de suma importancia que por favor confirme su asistencia; llamando o textando nosotros al 939-891-9215 para ingles o 787-397-4271 para español o al correo electrónico letsdothispr@gmail.com.
Por favor, comparta extensamente entre sus familiares, amigos y círculos sociales.

Muchísimas gracias,
The Luquillo Farm Sanctuary

Direcciones

Viniendo desde San Juan: Tome la ruta 3 hasta el km 36 en Luquillo. Gire a la derecha después del Walgreens al lado de la carretera y pasar Liberty Cable en su lado derecho. Siga por esta carretera hasta la intersección de la Ruta 992. Tome esa derecha. En menos de un km, verá un gran letrero: VILLA ANGELINA a su derecha, tome esta derecha. Siga la entrada de la finca al final de esta calle a la izquierda, aparcar en el lado derecho de la carretera y caminar por el portón.

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Calling all families!
Campo Borikén is one of the premiere programs of the Luquillo Farm Sanctuary. During the school year we are offering a FREE Agricultural educational program for children ages 6 – 15 years old…and during the summer we are going to be offering a summer camp with the hopes of developing Puerto Rico’s only Sleepaway Eco-Adventure Farm Camp. The program will focus on Organic and Permaculture Techniques of growing food and living a natural and sustainable life on the land.
Campo Borikén meets every Saturday from 9 am – 12pm starting September 6th, 2014. The program is absolutely free (during the school year) for your children to attend, however all parents must join the Parent Advisory Committee to assist with searching for resources and to help as needed.
We invite you to our first workshop and orientation on Saturday, September 6th, 2014 @ 9am. Please confirm by calling or texting us: 939-891-9215 for English or 787-397-4271 for Spanish or by email: letsdothispr@gmail.com

Thanks and we look forward to meeting you soon!
The Luquillo Farm Sanctuary

Directions

Coming from San Juan: Take Route 3 to km 36 in Luquillo. Turn right after Walgreens off of the highway and pass a Liberty Cable on your right side. Follow this road to the intersection of Route 992. Take that right. In less than a km, you will see a large sign: VILLA ANGELINA on your right, take this right. Follow the entrance to the farm at the end of this road on the left, park on the right side of the road and walk through the gate.