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We Are Homestead 2016

April 8, 2016

Farm Share, Inc was a proud participant in the We Are Homestead   Festival on Monday, April 4, 2016. The event was a celebration of the grand opening of Homestead’s new city hall. Farm Share staff and volunteers were among the crowd of loyal and diverse community organizations whose pride was captured in the first-ever city-wide photo, followed by a mini-parade led by local officials.

Farm Share staff stand tall at Homestead city hall.

The new city hall of Homestead is a stunning structure. The building itself is a symbol of renovation, progress, and pride. Farm Share’s valuable historical contribution to the economy and civic community of Homestead has helped lay a foundation of success that is now being built on by local leaders.

Homestead’s new city hall at 100 Civic Court.

Farm Share at the We Are Homestead Festival on  April 4, 2016.

Farm Share staff and supporters were indeed proud to stand in partnership with the visionary leadership of the city of Homestead. Among the Farm Share volunteers in attendance were leaders and clients from local social service agencies, including Danny’s House, Bridge to Hope, and First Assembly of God.  Students from Barry University and Florida International University were also dressed in their dark green Farm Share shirts to show Homestead how important Farm Share is for so many people across South Florida.

Bridge to Hope volunteers supporting Farm Share.

Farm Share staff  at the city-wide photo and mini-parade.

The cultural diversity of the Homestead community was on display during the event, which was well-organized in a fair-like atmosphere. Children and families of many cultures were enjoying free refreshments, hot dogs, pop corn, and cotton candy while learning about the many types of community and governmental agencies that all work together to serve the public and make Homestead great.

Farm Share supporters enjoy the We Are Homestead Festival.

Farm Share staff revealed that they are looking forward to enjoying the new facilities while they carry out the many civic duties that Farm Share is famous for here in Homestead. Farm Share will continue to engage a diverse array of Floridian stakeholders- the public, non-profits, churches, schools, social service agencies, business, governmental agencies, farmers, and more- as it works to make sure that all of Florida has the opportunity to live a healthy lifestyle while promoting the Farm Share legacy of kindness and service for all.




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