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Michael Madfis

Farm School Fort Lauderdale

Phone: (954) 854-8788

Email: mmblake@browardcommunitygardens.com

 

Fort Lauderdale Vegetables is now offering an Alternative Spring Break Program (ASB)

 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Tuesday November 9, 2015) – Fort Lauderdale Vegetables has provided produce to the local markets and community since 2009.  The owner, Michael Madfis, has had extensive experience in urban farming with his two farms, Fort Lauderdale Vegetables and Flagler Village Farms.  Recently, he has decided to take his 10 years of experience and start an Alternative Spring Break Program.

The Fort Lauderdale Farm School Alternative Spring Break Program is a weeklong all-inclusive program where students will learn urban decentralize farming in a subtropical climate zone.  The 20-student body will focus on creating and sustaining an environmentally and economically sound urban farming system that will create a network of secure and healthy food sources of naturally grown vegetables, fruits and eggs.

This comprehensive program will provide housing, local job experience and vocational training for the students.  With the ASB program participants will learn the benefits and ins and outs of micro farming while also getting real world experience.  Beyond the various classes, the program will offer students an all-embracing encounter by allowing them to work, live, and play with a variety of students and locals, making this a fantastic, challenging, and rewarding week that they will remember for the rest of their lives.

About Fort Lauderdale Vegetables

Fort Lauderdale Vegetables is an urban farm system with a network of easily maintainable systems.  With a mission to provide organic, affordable, locally grown food to the Fort Lauderdale community, the company has been able to help nurture the local economy by creating jobs and affordable, healthy food.

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