Realizing Our Roots

Nuestras Raíces is a grassroots urban agriculture organization based in Holyoke MA. Our mission is to create healthy environments, celebrate "agri-culture," harness our collective energy, and to advance our vision of a just and sustainable future.

Nuestras Raíces es una organización de base comunitaria de la agricultura urbana basada en Holyoke MA. Nuestra misión es para crear ambientes saludables, celebrar la "agri-cultura," aprovechar nuestra energia colectiva, y para adelantar nuestras vision hacia un futuro justo y sostenible.

Places & Projects

Holyoke Canalwalk

The Holyoke Canalwalk, currently under construction, is a pedestrian walkway and promenade along the City of Holyok…

Holyoke Passenger Rail

Restoration of Passenger Rail Service to Holyoke


The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) is a data center dedicated to research computing…

Holyoke Urban Bike Shop

In 2010, the Holyoke Y teamed up with the Holyoke Food and Fitness Policy Council to open a bike shop at the Lou Pa…


New Holyoke Based Entrepreneurship Initiative Seeks Director

Published: August 4, 2014
SPARK, Holyoke's new initiative to support entrepreneurs, is seeking an Executive Director. The position is a collaboration b…

STCC and HCC launch accelerated manufacturing careers program

Published: July 13, 2014
Springfield Technical and Holyoke community colleges launch accelerated manufacturing careers program.

Governor Patrick breaks ground on Canal walk Phase II

Published: June 26, 2014
Governor Deval Patrick joined federal, state and local officials to break ground on improvements to the Holyoke Canal Walk.

Social Stream


Mt. Joe to Go

Coffee shop owned by long time Holyoke business and infamous Log Cabin/Delaney House nestled near the Holyoke canal…

Gateway City Arts

Gateway City Arts is an affordable and flexible co-working space for artists and creatives, ideal for making, teach…

Holyoke Children’s Museum

The Children’s Museum at Holyoke is dedicated to its mission to enhance the educational and cultural awarenes…