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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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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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Tool Drive!

During our most recent visit to Fellsmere’s Campesinos Garden YAYA-NFWM noticed a lack of gardening tools for all the volunteers and community members that came to work on the garden plot. So we have decided to do a tool drive … 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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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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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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