Yvelande Astreide
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Yvelande Astreide is the Office Manager at Taste of Immokalee where she supports daily operations and mentors students in the program, giving them real-life experience in business while helping them implement social change in their community. Yvelande studies business, marketing, and entrepreneurship as a sophomore at Florida Southwestern State College, and will transfer to Florida Gulf Coast University next spring.

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A Haitian immigrant student of fieldworkers, living in the nation’s leading town of tomato growers, discusses how running a sustainable farm-to-table business gave her the tools needed to succeed in college and beyond.