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Fellsmere’s Christmas Posada!

In the late afternoon of December 20th, on one of the last Fridays of 2013, three representatives from Orlando YAYA took the familiar journey to visit with the farmworker community in Fellsmere, Florida. YAYA was invited to join in the … Continue reading

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Homestead FWAF’s Christmas Posada!

On December 21st, I met up with Nataly Azcurra, her mother, and two sisters in Homestead, Florida to celebrate YAYA-NFWM’s last Posada for the year with the Farm Worker Association. As the families started to pack into the office area, … Continue reading

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FWAF Community Forum and Dinner

On Wednesday, December 11, 2013, five YAYA members drove out to Apopka, Florida, to join the Farm Worker Association of Florida (FWAF) and the Domestic Fair Trade Association (DFTA) for a community forum and dinner. FWAF was hosting members of the … Continue reading

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Join us for these Holiday Celebrations!

Posadas are a traditional Catholic Mexican Celebration of the Nativity. Usually, the posada takes place nine days before Christmas Eve to represent the nine days in which Joseph and Mary where searching for shelter before Mary gave birth to Jesus. … Continue reading

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Lake Apopka Toxic Tour

On Sunday, November 24th, five YAYA members met up with three Rollins College students at the Apopka office of the Farm Worker Association of Florida (FWAF) to learn some of the history of Lake Apopka – one of the biggest … 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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Volunteer: Community Garden

What: Volunteer with YAYA at the Farmworker’s Association of Florida‘s (FWAF) Community Gardens in Fellsmere. When: Saturday, October 19. 7:30 am-6:00 pm. Where: Carpool from the NFWM office (4420 Parkway Commerce Blvd. 32808). FWAF Fellsmere Office located at 29 S Maple St. Fellsmere, FL Why: Come … Continue reading

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Fellsmere Community Garden

On Saturday, August 31st, I started a great journey by joining YAYA to help, as a volunteer, in the Fellsmere’s Community Garden project. This initiative, promoted by the Farm Worker Association of Florida (FWAF) in Fellesmere, offers an array of … 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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Fellsmere’s Community Garden

On Sunday June 23rd, I joined YAYA and 11 other volunteers in a day filled with gardening, food, conversation, and community. I had never been to the community of Fellsmere before, but I really enjoyed being a part of this … Continue reading

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