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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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EFI Issues First Farm Certifications

A Message from the Equitable Food Initiative: The Equitable Food Initiative is pleased to announce that two large farming operations have just been certified to the EFI Standard for working conditions, pesticide management and food safety. The first certification was issued to an Andrew … Continue reading

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2014 Central Florida VegFest

Once again, YAYA will be tabling at the annual Central Florida Vegetarian Festival from 10AM to 6PM at Orlando Festival Park! Come stop by and say hi to your favorite YAYAs as we raise awareness of the importance of farm … Continue reading

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Farm Worker Panel at Evergreen University

On March 30th Evergreen YAYAs, along with the Evergreen Labor Center, Center for Community Based Learning and Action, and four academic programs, sponsored a panel on farm worker justice. With over 175 people in attendance, the event was a great … Continue reading

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