It is with great pleasure that we send a huge THANK YOU, to you, the members of Woman’s National Farm and Garden Association, for looking forward, taking the leap to change the scope of the Frysinger International Project and becoming engaged in the decision making process to choose the 2017 Frysinger International Project.
Area: Africa – East, West & Central. Society: Uyoma Food Security Self Help Project: Project No. 1025: Agok women revolving credit scheme for food security, nutrition, and education support has received a $2000.00 check to partially sponsor this project, thanks to those who have supported the Frysinger International Project Fund (formerly the Grace E Frysinger International Fellowship Fund). In brief: This organization initially held group meetings in the target village, situated on the shores of Lake Victoria, to plan the project. The community members chose fresh fruit growing, poultry rearing and fish farming as their preferred project activities. Continue reading “Projects”
WNF&GA National Meeting 2018 Save the Dates! June 6 – 10, 2018
The 2018 National Meeting of the WNF&GA, in the magnificent Finger Lakes region of New York State, will be based in the City of Ithaca at the south end of Cayuga Lake. With a length of 38 miles, Cayuga is the longest of the Finger Lakes. Its greatest glacier-created depth is 435 feet.
PLEASE NOTE: If you will travel to and from Ithaca through Canada, you must have a passport, a passport card or an enhanced driver’s license.
Many venues in and around Ithaca are under consideration for our visit: Cornell University & Botanic Gardens, Ithaca College and Natural Lands, Robison NY State Herb Garden, Mundy Wildflower Garden, F.R. Newman Arboretum, Ithaca Farmers Market, Cayuga Nature Center, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Teaching Dairy Barn and Orchards. We’ll view waterfalls, savor fabulous food and visit farm-based breweries and wineries. Shoppers will enjoy an outdoor pedestrian mall with 100 retail venues.
Comfortable, well-priced accommodations have been set aside in Ithaca’s Country Inn & Suites.
See much more in the WNF&GA fall magazine. Watch for full registration details in the spring 2018 WNF&GA publication.
It was great to see so many members who participated in the National Meeting in Toronto. Thank you. What a time we had.
For 2020, we are planning on a visit to Louisville for our National Meeting. Please hold the dates of June 3-7, and join us in Kentucky.