FARM SHARE NEWS! 4/23/2015

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FARM SHARE NEWSLETTER April 23, 2015     Farm Share – Quincy Gears Up for Spring Event!   Farm Share – Quincy and the Florida Department of Children and Families will Host a Free Food Distribution and Health Fair on April 28, 2015. This annual spring event will serve an estimated 1,000+ households from Leon County and at least 5 …

FARM SHARE NEWS! 4/16/2015

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FARM SHARE NEWSLETTER April 16, 2015      Farm Share’s John Delgado Participates in a Deliberative Dialogue at Barry University     Last week, Farm Share’s Operations Assistant Manager, John Delgado, served as a panelist for Barry University’s Deliberative Dialogue on Industrial Agriculture and Food Access. John joined a panel of seasoned professors and community leaders on food and agriculture …

FARM SHARE NEWS! 4/9/2015

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FARM SHARE NEWSLETTER April 9, 2015     Farm Share Veteran Retires!   Wayne, featured above, with the Farm Share Top Loader Award, which was presented to Wayne by the Farm Share team! “There was nothing about machinery, farming equipment, or produce that Wayne did not know.”      This week, Farm Share celebrated the career of Wayne Shular who …

FARM SHARE NEWS! 4/2/2015

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FARM SHARE NEWSLETTER April 2, 2015 Heroes Against Hunger     Farm Share is thankful for all of the support we receive in Tallahassee. We would like to acknowledge the ongoing support we receive from Rep. Frank Artiles, Rep. Ben Albritton, Senator Alan Hays, and Senator Wilton Simpson. Farm Share would not be able to reach families in need in Florida communities …

FARM SHARE NEWS! 3/26/2015

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FARM SHARE NEWSLETTER March 26, 2015   Update from Tallahassee     On March 24, 2015, the Florida Faith-Based and Community-Based Advisory Council met in Tallahassee to discuss pending issues before the Council, including bills being considered in this legislative session. The meeting was organized by Zackary Gibson, Chief Child Advocate and Director, Governor’s Office of Adoption and Child Protection, and …

FARM SHARE NEWS! 3/19/2015

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FARM SHARE NEWSLETTER March 19, 2015 Farm Share Visits the State Capital This week Farm Share’s CEO, Patricia Robbins, and COO, Dr. Frank Ormonde, visited Florida’s Capital to meet with state senators and state representatives in support of Farm Share’s program. Patricia and Frank are hard at work during this legislative session.       (L) Patricia Robbins, (C) Representative  …

FARM SHARE NEWS! 3/12/2015

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FARM SHARE NEWSLETTER March 12, 2015 Meet Daryl Jones – Newly Elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Farm Share, Inc.         Daryl Jones, former Florida State Senator, has been a supporter of Farm Share since 1992 when he supported funding in the 1993 State Legislative Session. At the time, Senator Jones recognized the very important …

FARM SHARE NEWS! 3/5/2015

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FARM SHARE NEWSLETTER March 5, 2015   Farm Share Receives Grant!     Farm Share, Inc. received a $10,000 grant from CSX and the Conservation Fund. CSX and the Conservation Fund are “…partners in a program aimed at improving the transportation and distribution of fresh, healthy food to communities in need…” The grant will help Farm Share increase the delivery …

Our Week in Florida

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FARM SHARE NEWSLETTER   February 26, 2015   Looking Back on a Successful Week: February 20, 2015 Distribution at Goulds First Church of the Nazarene – Miami, FL  Households Served: 499  Individuals Served:   1,173       February 21, 2015 Distribution at Philip Randolph Park – Jacksonville, FL In partnership with Lion of the Tribe of Judah Ministries Households Served: 481 Individuals …

Our week in Florida

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FARM SHARE NEWSLETTER February 12,2014 February 6, 2015 – Miami Dade College Carrie P. Meeks Campus 362 house holds 1,303 individuals served. A special thank you to School Board Member Dr. Dorthy Bendross – Mindingall and the staff of MDC. This event served directly to the children of the community. School busses of children came to pick up bags of …