Dade County Farm Bureau

Dade County Farm Bureau Annual BBQ

Dade 3Every Spring Dade County Farm Bureau hosts an annual BBQ and it is the largest farm to table BBQ in South Florida. This year’s event took place at The Di’Mare Annex in Florida City. Thirty-five years running, the event brings the entire community together to enjoy live entertainment, fresh food, and great fellowship. Volunteers and local farmers are recognized for their effortless contributions to the community. The event is truly a big farm family reunion.

Dade County Annual Toy Drive

image001Some Miami-Dade County young people received an extra surprise this holiday season, thanks to the generosity of Farm Bureau members and other area volunteers. More than 150 children of farm workers had the pleasure of selecting two toys each at the 8th Annual Toy Giveaway.

Dade County Farm Bureau holds an Annual Toy Giveaway for children of farmworkers. More than 150 children participate in the toy drive. Each child gets to pick out two gifts. Toy drive is coordinated by the Women’s Committee and is now in its 9th year.

Barney Rutzke, Jr., Homestead
  • Vice President: Heather Moehling , Homestead
  • Secretary: Steve Hoveland, Homestead
  • Treasurer: David Hanck, Homestead
  • Past President: Tom Rieder, Miami
Board of Directors
  • Kern Carpenter, Homestead
  • David Kaplan, Miami
  • Mark Wilson, Homestead
  • Peter Schnebly, Homestead
  • Sam Accursio, Homestead
  • Sammy Accursio, Jr., Ex-Officio, Homestead
  • Dale Machesic, Homestead
  • Margie Pikarsky, Homestead
  • Pedro Sifuentes, Homestead
  • Larry Dunagan, Goulds
  • Ivonne Alexander, Miami
  • Paul Wiggins, Homestead
  • Jeff Dermott, Homestead
  • Erik Tietig, Past President, Miami
  • Mick Gnaegy, Ex-Officio, Homestead
  • Phil Marraccini, Homestead
  • Brian Morris, Homestead
  • Mark Philcox, Homestead
  • David Torbert, Florida City
  • Salvatore Finocchiaro , Homestead
  • Kim Sue Hosang , Homestead
  • Robert Shekels, Jr. , Homestead