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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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Fall planting with our friends at FWAF

On September 26th, five YAYA’s travelled to the Campesinos’ Garden in Fellsmere and although the Fall season had just begun that week, you would not have known it that day with just how hot it was.  This is Florida, right?  … Continue reading

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Fall Time plantin’ with YAYA!

Join YAYA-NFWM for our first trip of the Fall semester to Fellsmere Campesinos’ Garden on Saturday, September 26! Be ready to get dirty as we will be helping our friends in Fellsmere plant Fall crops in the garden! And probably … Continue reading

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Tilling, Plowing, Watermelon: Oh My!

On May 23rd, four YAYAs volunteered at the Campesinos’ Garden in Fellsmere. Although it was a small YAYA group, many community families joined us to replot, till, and move soil to the second garden plot. During this hot May day, … 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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33rd National Pesticide Forum in Orlando!

Join Farmworker Association of Florida, Beyond Pesticides, and FAMU College of Law in Orlando, April 17-18 at FAMU College of Law, downtown! “This year’s conference will focus on agricultural justices, particularly as it relates to farmworker protections and organic agriculture. … Continue reading

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2015 FWAF Women2Women Conference

On Saturday, March 21st, I made the journey to Apopka, FL to volunteer in the Farmworker Association of Florida’s Women 2 Women Conference. This was FWAF’s sixth annual conference and like in the past (I was present at the conference … Continue reading

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2015 Women2Women Conference

On Saturday, March 21st, the Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF) and the Womens Studies department at the University of Central Florida (UCF) will be hosting the 6th annual Women2Women Conference. This annual conference gives women farm workers the opportunity to … 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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