Farmworker Celebration Lunch & Walk


Please join us for our Farmworker Celebration Lunch & Walk, held at three locations across New York State on the weekend of Sept. 23-24!

We have three in-person lunch & walk locations. Join us for just lunch, just the walk, OR BOTH!

Can't attend the event?

  • Sponsor a youth member or farmworker to attend
  • Purchase an advertisement (the deadline for ads is September 1, 2023)
  • Make a 'pay what you're comfortable' donation

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Saturday, September 23, 2023

Hudson River, Catskills

The Grail Campus - 125 Duncan Avenue, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520

12-2 pm Lunch

3-4 pm Farmworker Celebration Walk - Art walk on our 44-acre campus nestled in the Hudson Valley

Co-Hosted by: Youth Arts Group (YAG) & Youth Economic Group (YEG)

Catered by Chef D, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America

Spanish Simultaneous Interpretation by En Espanol Services

Western NY

Asbury First Methodist Church - 1050 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607

12-2 pm Lunch

3-4 pm Farmworker Celebration Walk

3:45-5 pm Justice Organization of Youth, Fringe Fest, Theatre of the Oppressed performance, with Justice Music by renowned recording artist John Akers, a staple of the Rochester music scene for more than 30 years.

Co-Hosted by: Justice Organization of Youth (JOY)

Catered by Episcopal Senior Life

Spanish Simultaneous Interpretation by Esperanza Roncero

Sunday, September 24, 2023

Long Island

Sisters of St. Joseph - 1725 Brentwood Rd, Brentwood, NY 11717

1-3 pm Lunch

4-5 pm Farmworker Celebration Walk, Touring the Long Island Farmworker Cooperative’s greenhouse

Co-Hosted by: Voices of Long Island Youth (VOLIY)

Catered by The Garage Eatery

Spanish Simultaneous Interpretation by Analia Quispe


A shared meal

Messages of hope from our honorees

Special musical guests

A connection with the programs of RMM

A kaleidoscope of photos and artwork from the RMM family


Global solidarity

A Tribute to New York State Farmworkers

SCOTUS Ruling on Affirmative Action