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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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Fellsmere Community Garden Project

On Saturday March 19th, a group of five YAYA volunteers travelled south to help out our friends in Fellsmere with their community garden. This garden plot happens to be the same one I helped clear on my first visit to Fellsmere, … 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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Camepsinos’ Gardening Day!

Join YAYA on Saturday, May 23, at the Fellsmere Campesinos’ Garden! We will be helping to clean up weeds, harvest produce, and general work in and around the garden in preparation for the summer months. Carpool will meet at NFWM … 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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Fellsmere Community Garden Day!

Join YAYA on Saturday, February 7th, at the Fellsmere Community Farm Project to help them set up for first Campesino-a-Campesino Agroecology Encuentro taking place the following weekend, February 12-14! We will be helping to clean up weeds, harvest produce, and general work … Continue reading

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World Food Day!

On Friday, October 24th, Heater and I drove down to Fellsmere to join the Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF) and the Boys and Girls Club of Fellsmere in the celebration of World Food Day. Yolanda Gomez, the main organizer, and … Continue reading

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