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Tag Archives: Farmworker Association of Florida

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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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Farm workers, Climate Change, & Agriculture

On Thursday, March 31st, YAYA –NFWM and the Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF) hosted a Climate & Agricultural Panel at 1st Unitarian Church for National Farmworker Awareness Week (NFAW. There were 6 folks on the panel who spoke about different … 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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The Struggle for social transformation – MST

MST, which stands for Movimiento Dos Trabalhadores Rarais Sem Terra (Landless Rural Workers Movement, in English) is a social movement in Brazil, “formed by rural workers and by all those who want to fight for land reform and against injustice … Continue reading

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Learn about the Landless Workers Movement of Brazil (MST)!

Join Orlando YAYA-NFWM and come learn about the Movimento Sim Terra (MST) or the Landless Workers Movement of Brazil from an MST activist currently visiting Orlando! The MST is a mass social movement formed by rural workers and all those … 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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Toy Drive for Holiday Celebrations

YAYA-NFWM will be collecting new and gently used toys for the upcoming holiday season to bring to farm worker communities across the state as they celebrate their annual Posadas. We will be collecting toys for two major farm worker organizations … Continue reading

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FWAF Thanksgiving Food Drive

YAYA-NFWM is supporting the Farmworker Association of Florida of Apopka this Thanksgiving by collecting food items for the holiday! Let’s give THANKS to the people who provide food to our tables everyday! Foods FWAF-Apopka is in need of: dried or … Continue reading

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Lake Apopka Toxic Tour

On Sunday, October 11th, we took a Toxic Tour of Lake Apopka and the surrounding areas. This was organized by Jeannie Economos, Pesticide Director, of the Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF). Our group was also very luck to be joined … Continue reading

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