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Campesinos Garden Day

Last Saturday, September 29, I had the opportunity to join YAYA-NFWM on a trip to Fellsmere, Florida to spend the day at the Fellsmere Campesinos Gardens. Fellsmere is a city in India River County about 93 miles from Orlando. Hispanics … Continue reading

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Volunteer at the Campesino Garden!

Join YAYA and the Farm Worker Association of Florida (FWAF) on Saturday, June 14th as we continue our efforts in supporting farm workers and their Campesino Community Garden project. The Fellsmere Community garden is an important project where members of … Continue reading

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Fighting For Food Sovereignty in Fellsmere

I still remember my first trip to the Fellsmere Community Garden. Yolanda, one of the members of the Farm Worker Association of Florida who plays an integral role in maintaining the garden, explained to me and other YAYAs the importance … Continue reading

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Work with us at the Campesino Gardens in Fellsmere!

Join Orlando YAYA on Saturday, April 26th for a trip to Fellsmere to work on the Farm Worker Association of Florida’s (FWAF) Campesino Community Garden! This time we will be helping planting the spring crops and cleaning up the winter … Continue reading

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Fellsmere’s Campesino Garden

On Saturday, March 22nd, Nico and I woke early to travel a couple hours south to help our friends in Fellsmere sell their produce at a local farmers market. YAYA’s have an ongoing relationship with the farm worker community of … Continue reading

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2014 Farm Worker Awareness Week

*** (If you are planning on attending the premier of Cesar Chavez: An American Hero in Orlando, please notice that the time has changed to 9:50 pm) Join Orlando YAYA and community partners for National Farmworker Awareness Week! Designated as … Continue reading

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Working at the Fellsmere Community Garden

On Saturday, March 1st, I was present at the Fellsmere Community Garden event that commemorates the importance of preserving solid relationships between community farm worker organizations, such as YAYA and the Farm Worker Association of Florida (FWAF). The unity and … Continue reading

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A day of gardening and solidarity!

Join Orlando YAYA and the Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF) on Saturday, March 1st for a fun filled day of gardening and solidarity!!! According to the W.K. Kellogg Foundation: “An expanding facet of FWAF’s work is providing farmworkers – most … Continue reading

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FWAF’s Community Garden in Fellsmere

The Fellsmere community garden is a community-oriented project launched by the Farm Worker’s Association of Florida (FWAF). Through collaborative involvement and hands-on work, the community gardens promote solidarity between neighboring community members and FWAF community members. The garden also fosters … Continue reading

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Let’s get to planting with FWAF and YAYA!

What: Volunteer with YAYA at the Farmworker’s Association of Florida‘s (FWAF) Community Gardens in Fellsmere. When: Saturday, August 31 – all day. Where: FWAF Fellsmere Office – 29 S Maple St. Fellsmere, FL Why: Come and share knowledge, food, and love … Continue reading

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