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Hauling, Weeding, Feasting, and Sweating

On Saturday, April 9th a group of seven volunteers travelled to Fellsmere to visit old friends, make new ones, and help out in the Campesinos Garden. The community gardens in Fellsmere are a source of empowerment for the farm worker … Continue reading

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Spring Harvest with FWAF Campesinos Garden

Join Orlando YAYA on Saturday, April 9th for the spring harvest of the Campesinos Garden! You can expect to get dirty and learn about how farm workers are at the forefront of agroecology practices! Carpool will meet at the JwJ office … Continue reading

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FWAF Campesinos Garden

After being an active member of YAYA-NFWM for over a year now, I have heard many times that working in the Fellsmere Community Gardens is one of the most fun experiences that YAYA members can have. I made my long … Continue reading

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Spring into Fellsmere Campesinos Garden!

Join YAYA-NFWM on Saturday, February 27th, for our first Spring trip to Fellsmere Campesinos Garden! Join YAYAs and our friends in Fellsmere as we enter our fifth year of working in the gardens! Every trip to Fellsmere is a great day of … Continue reading

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Fall Harvest at Campesinos Garden

Orlando YAYA-NFWM will be heading out to Fellsmere on Saturday, November 7th, to harvest crops that were planted during our last visit! Make sure to come out and join us for this always fun, never clean adventure! *We suggest a … Continue reading

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Fall planting with our friends at FWAF

On September 26th, five YAYA’s travelled to the Campesinos’ Garden in Fellsmere and although the Fall season had just begun that week, you would not have known it that day with just how hot it was.  This is Florida, right?  … Continue reading

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Tool Drive!

During our most recent visit to Fellsmere’s Campesinos Garden YAYA-NFWM noticed a lack of gardening tools for all the volunteers and community members that came to work on the garden plot. So we have decided to do a tool drive … Continue reading

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Tilling, Plowing, Watermelon: Oh My!

On May 23rd, four YAYAs volunteered at the Campesinos’ Garden in Fellsmere. Although it was a small YAYA group, many community families joined us to replot, till, and move soil to the second garden plot. During this hot May day, … Continue reading

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Campesino á Campesino: Agroecology Encuentro

I think often times when we refer to the term grassroots we tend to think of it as a metaphor. But, at the Farm Worker Association of Florida’s (FWAF’s) Agroecology Encuentro, folks from all over the world gathered together to … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Agroecology Encuentro!

On Saturday, February 7, Nico, Brian, Rachel and I traveled to Fellsmere to help out in the community gardens there. Fellsmere is a farm worker community that YAYA has an ongoing relationship with, and we often travel there to help … Continue reading

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