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January

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Venue:22200 SW 152nd Avenue, Homestead, FL 33032

VeSFO is excited to host the USDA’s Farm Service Agency and the Farm Credit for our next workshop! Come meet Nancy Mundo and Martha Kessell as they show us the products and programs available for veterans and minority farmers in South Florida. Join us for Loans for beginner farmer: products from the FSA and Farm Credit.

February

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The Dade County AGRI Council in collaboration with Miami-Dade County UF/IFAS Extension, Miami-Dade County Agricultural Manager, Dade County Farm Bureau, Florida Nursery and Landscape Growers Association and Farm Credit would like to inform you about 53rd Annual Agricultural Farm Tour and Luncheon scheduled for Friday, February 19, 2016. Each year, the tour stops at different agricultural operations to showcase the diversity and uniqueness

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Venue:22200 SW 152nd Avenue, Homestead, FL 33032

The Veterans and Small Farmers Outreach program is excited to host the USDA’s NRCS for our next workshop. Christine Coffin, District Conservationist, will teach us about the many different programs that the NRCS has to offer to veterans and small farmers.

May

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Venue:FIU and local farms

The International Workshop on Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture (IWASA) focuses on the application of agroecological principles for sustaining subtropical agriculture. Workshop participants will explore the integration of tropical and subtropical fruits and edible plants into farming which sustains local food systems, as well as how to promote domestic and international trade.

August

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Venue:22200 SW 152nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33170

Have you ever wanted to learn about bees, get inside a beehive and learn how it all works? Have you considered introducing bees to your farm? If so, you are in luck! The Veterans and Small Farmers Outreach Program is proud to offer this FREE workshop. Limited availability and registration is required. To RSVP, please email nidelaro@fiu.edu. For future workshop schedule or more information call us at 305-348-0186 or visit: agroecology.fiu.edu/programs/vesfo

September

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Venue:22200 SW 152ave, Miami, FL 33170

Have you ever wanted to learn about bees, get inside a beehive and learn how it all works? Have you considered introducing bees to your farm? If so, you are in luck! The Veterans and Small Farmers Outreach Program is proud to offer this FREE workshop. Limited availability and registration is required. To RSVP, please email nidelaro@fiu.edu. For future workshop schedule or more information call us at 305-348-0186 or visit: agroecology.fiu.edu/programs/vesfo

October

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Venue:22200 SW 152ave, Miami, FL 33170

Join us as FIU’s own Michael Pischner shares his experience as a beekeeper along with some important information on bee morphology and life cycle; hive construction and materials; and important safety tips. You will get the opportunity to work with a live hive and visit a honey extraction and processing facility! Limited availability and registration is required. To RSVP, please email nidelaro@fiu.edu. Please note that all participants are required to wear protective clothing

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Venue:22200 SW 152ave, Miami, FL 33170

Limited availability and registration is required. To RSVP, please email nidelaro@fiu.edu. Please note that all participants are required to wear protective clothing and close-toed shoes. For future workshop schedule or more information call us at 305-348-0186 or visit: agroecology.fiu.edu/programs/vesfo