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JANNELIZ AND HOW SHE BECAME A SEEDS OF CHANGE

JANNELIZ AND HOW SHE BECAME A SEEDS OF CHANGE

More and more, customers are seeking products and services that are not just good for them - but good for the environment and the people around them. Consumers with a conscience are constantly seeking new and innovative ways to make purchases that matter - paying more and doing more for products that are good for everyone. Ten-year-old Janneliz Marie Hernández has captured the very idea of this in Harvest Your Way, the business which she is co-creator. Harvest Your Way is a small business that aims to create ecologically sustainable-urban gardens in limited spaces. Using pieces of wood and string,...

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PITORRO CAFÉ AMA LOVE, BORICUA TASTE TO SUPPORT ENTREPRENEURS

PITORRO CAFÉ AMA LOVE, BORICUA TASTE TO SUPPORT ENTREPRENEURS

  If there is something that defines Puerto Ricans, it is their joy and taste for the original. That is why within our gastronomy, you can find food and drinks with unique flavors. Thanks to the integration of our Boricua essence with great friends and partners, like Port Morris Distillery based in New York and Potomac Wines and Spirits from Washington DC, we are delighted to announce that Café Ama has its Pitorro. El pitorro, a Puerto Rican moonshine rum that is distilled by hand with fruits, citruses, and nuts, now also has the taste of our social impact coffee. ...

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CAFÉ AMA LOVE CELEBRATES HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH WITH AUTUMN FLAVORS

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CAFÉ AMA LOVE CELEBRATES HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH WITH AUTUMN FLAVORS

By Olga Hernández.-   Daniel Rivera, award-winning Puerto Rican barista. On October 6, the award-winning Puerto Rican barista, Daniel Rivera, (@barista07) graced us with an afternoon filled with autumn aromas. Daniel created a special recipe to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month with autumn flavors. What better way to celebrate our month than with a cup of 100% Puerto Rican arabica coffee which has the wonderful mission of empowering children through entrepreneurship programs on the island. Daniel crafted this beautiful recipe using seasonal natural ingredients with the addition of an aroma glass chamber which deliciously enhanced our cafecito. He shares his autumn...

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PUERTO RICAN FOOD AND COFFEE IN DC AT LA FAMOSA

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PUERTO RICAN FOOD AND COFFEE IN DC AT LA FAMOSA

The newly long awaited Puertorrican restaurant has opened in Washington DC. We can finally celebrate having a piece of home in the District!  La Famosa’s tagline “Born in Puerto Rico, Made in DC” captures the essence of the diaspora’s love for Puerto Rico. The carefully curated menu evokes feeling right at home; bringing in all the flavors that define our culture in a casual atmosphere. The beautiful tropical décor and having a bite of the mofongo immediately transported me to my mom’s kitchen. The chuletas Kan-Kan and the crab turnovers were also top favorites. The restaurant also serves the breakfast...

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HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DAY OF RURAL WOMEN!

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HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DAY OF RURAL WOMEN!

By Amapola.-  Everything I didn't know about this great day This day has been celebrated since October 15th, 2008, when it was declared so by the United Nations. Its purpose is to recognize the hard work of these great women and their contribution to global development, food safety and the eradication of poverty. Rural women also help global climate by sowing, taking care of soil and collecting water for small populations. Did you know rural women represent ¼ of the world's population and just under 20% of landowners in the world are female? I didn`t know either.  It turns out, rural...

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