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The Spring Newsletter is here!!!

Dear friend of Farmers Helping Farmers, Since our last newsletter, our lives have changed profoundly, and with the discovery of two cases of COVID-19 in Meru County in late May, the lives of our Kenyan staff and farm families are likely to see more impacts as well. The future is unclear – but we can…
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P.E.I. potato project shows promise during 2020 trip to Kenya

By Wendy MacDonald President - Farmers Helping Farmers Since early 2019, FHF has been working to find ways to find safer ways for Kenyan farmers to apply potato pesticides. Potatoes are now the second most important staple crop in Kenya, providing high volumes of nutritious food and an increasingly important source of income to smallholding…
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Date set for Farmers Helping Farmers Virtual AGM

[caption id="attachment_1828" align="alignleft" width="960"] Nine Farmers Helping Farmers members were recognized with the 2019 Volunteer of the Year award - Rosemary Herbert, Winston Johnston, Judy Loo, Wendy MacDonald, Ken Mellish, Teresa Mellish, John van Leeuwen, Colleen Walton and Catherine Williams for their work on the proposal for the More Food, Better Food project with Global…
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Farmers Helping Farmers Seeks New Board Members

  Board Renewal The Farmers Helping Farmers Board of Directors plays a critical role in steering the organization and overseeing its work.  This year, FHF is seeking candidates for three seats on the Board. We welcome all who are interested in our work.  At this time, as our work expands in new directions, we would…
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Job posting: FHF looking for a secretary and project co-manager

JOB POSTING Farmers Helping Farmers is looking for a motivated secretary who can work from  home.    Farmers Helping Farmers is a volunteer organization based in Prince Edward Island which carries out community-based projects in Kenya to improve food security for smallholding farmers and their families.  This is a part-time contract position. Workload will vary with…
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40 Years of Growth

January 26, 2020 You may have noticed our shiny new logo, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Farmers Helping Farmers. In 2020, we will be looking back, to remember our accomplishments over the last four decades, along with our many partners in Kenya. We will be paying tribute to the founders of Farmers Helping Farmers.…
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2019 Holiday Campaign underway now!

The 2019 Holiday Campaign is underway now with a very special bonus this year. Thanks to our new project in partnership with Global Affairs Canada, Farmers Helping Farmers can multiply by FIVE many of your donations to the Holiday Campaign. The project is called More Food, Better Food: Empowering Kenyan Women Farmers. The goal over…
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