October 4, 2021

FreshMinistries signs agreement with Conservation South Africa

Be the Change Africa, an initiative of FreshMinistries, Inc. has signed a partnership agreement with Conservation South Africa to build its aquaponics training facility in Mpumalanga, South Africa. The two organizations signed a memorandum of understanding in September 2021 to develop and test aquaponics as an innovative community social enterprise […]
September 1, 2021

Support FreshMinistries & the Jaguars

Buy tickets to the Sept. 26 game between the Jags & Cardinals – now only $20! FreshMinistries is selling tickets through the Jacksonville Jaguars Give & Go program to the Sept. 26 game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Arizona Cardinals. All proceeds support FreshMinistries. These 400-level tickets are $20. […]
August 8, 2019

Stories of Success – Davieyell

In honor of National Women’s Day, we wanted to recognize a very special and hard-working Davieyell.  As an unemployed, single mother of five children, Davieyell was struggling to stay afloat. Without stable housing or a means of transportation, Davieyell was desperately searching for a way out of her rough situation […]
July 17, 2019

Fresh Ministries, Inc. Partners with the Jacksonville’s Police Athletic League to Promote Healthy Lifestyles

This summer, Fresh Futures, an initiative of Fresh Ministries, Inc. is partnering with Jacksonville’s Police Athletic League to work with over 180 youth across Duval and Nassau County. These students, aged five through 19, are currently on basketball and swim teams that implement a Prevention Plus Wellness curriculum called SPORT. […]
June 14, 2019

Teaching a Man to Fish

In order to alleviate food insecurity in U.S. Virgin Islands and Africa, FreshMinistries has partnered with the network of Agribusiness Economic Development Centers to create agribusiness functions around state-of-the-art climate controlled greenhouse farming. These programs will combine education and hands-on training and production of farm-raised fish and fresh produce for […]
January 25, 2019

Stories of Success – Joy

Before receiving training at the LifePoint Career Institute, Joy was struggling to find employment. She was several months behind on rent, struggling to buy necessities, and didn’t have much hope for the future. After just 10-weeks with the team at LifePoint Career Institute, Joy was taught how to professionally present […]
January 21, 2019

January’s Employees of the Month: Benjamin Nzabarinda and Erica Ramos

Benjamin Nzabarinda and Erica Ramos, both refugees, joined the Native Fresh team in December of 2017. These two have been an extraordinary part of Native Fresh’s growth. Benjamin and Erica show up to the #greenhouse daily with the drive to work hard and make an impact in the community. Ben and his […]
January 10, 2019

National Mentoring Month | Caleb’s Story

“Would you like to volunteer as a tutor?” asked my grandmother. I had no idea how this simple question would be the catalyst that would transform my values and purpose. Up to that point, I did not have very many responsibilities other than schoolwork and after-school clubs. So, being the […]
December 3, 2018

One Boy’s Transformation with the Fresh Futures Youth Program

At the age of 15, Tyrone Morgan enrolled in Fresh Futures after a man from a local church told him about FreshMinistries and their youth employment program. Tyrone was determined to join a program that would lead him to a brighter future and felt that joining Fresh Futures was the […]
November 14, 2018

Jacksonville-Based FreshMinistries Teams With Desmond Tutu On Global Program To End Hunger

Jacksonville-based FreshMinistries, Inc. has teamed up with South African Archbishop  Desmond Tutu to make the nonprofit’s aquaponics agricultural initiative global in an effort to fight world hunger. FreshMinistries, founded in 1989, aims to end extreme poverty by empowering people living in impoverished and high-crime neighborhoods. Under the direction of Rev. Dr. […]