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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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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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Volunteers WANTED!

For the Campesino-a-Campesino Agroecology Encuentro: Collaborative Learning Exchange for Promoters of Agroecology, Traditional Wisdom, and Respect for Mother Earth during February 12-16. The Goal of the Encuentro is to create a cooperative space to interact with and collaboratively learn from women, … Continue reading

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Fellsmere Community Garden Day!

Join YAYA on Saturday, February 7th, at the Fellsmere Community Farm Project to help them set up for first Campesino-a-Campesino Agroecology Encuentro taking place the following weekend, February 12-14! We will be helping to clean up weeds, harvest produce, and general work … Continue reading

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Fellsmere’s Christmas Posada

This holiday season YAYA was again invited to be part of Fellsmere’s Christmas Posada organized by the Farmworkers Association of Florida (FWAF). Cristina Berrios, Nico Gumbs, and Ileana Roque Gonzalez made their way to Fellsmere Saturday December 20th to spend … Continue reading

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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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Campesinos Garden Day with YAYA!

Join YAYA-NFWM and the Farm Worker Association of Florida (FWAF) on Saturday, September 27th as we continue our efforts in supporting farm workers! The Fellsmere Campesinos Garden is an important project where members of the farm worker community of Fellsmere, members of … Continue reading

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