Powered by Veterans

For more than a decade, Redland Ahead has improved the profitability and promise of agri-businesses in Redland, FL and beyond.

FDACS registration number: CH46028

 

Redland Ahead is a 501(c)3 organization

Inside Greenhouse

Our Mission

Redland Ahead, Inc. is a 501-C3 non-profit organization formed to:

  • Work in unison with FIU to provide support to the FIU’s Agro-Ecology program in South Florida in expansion of the newly awarded FIU Hispanic Land Grant University status.

  • Support the training of underserved populations and Veterans to become farmers & explore careers in Agri-business in programs offered by FIU and UF (TREC).

  • Support training to improve the profitability from existing or future crops through university and private development of incubators, commercial kitchens and other ventures in the Redland community.

Tomato Plant

Leadership

Marc Mills

Director

Yolanda Olivo (Mills)

CFO/Secretary

Dean Winner

Chairman

John Mills

Director

Tyra Phillips

President

Bill Hanesworth

Vice-Chairman

 

LATEST NEWS

 

VENTURES

Screen Shot 2022-01-21 at 1.00.05 PM.png

HUBB Agro

PARTNERS

 
Screen Shot 2022-01-23 at 4_edited.png
FIU white and gold_edited.png
IFASExtwhite.png
fdacs white_edited.png

PROGRAMS

 

SECOND CHANCE CANINES

Screen Shot 2022-01-21 at 3_edited.png

Second Chance Canines (SCC) is an organization that works with local shelters to place abandoned or rescued dogs within the Redland Agricultural boundaries.

 

The dogs are evaluated for various alternative uses in detection work, film, PTSD companion, or other working/companion formats.

REDLAND COMMUNITY FARM AND MARKET

We provide fresh produce from our local organic farm and local farms while providing training and jobs to Veterans and the underserved in our community.  

 

Our site includes a 22-acre organic farm, 5,000 sq ft farmer's market, and commercial kitchen. Vendors offer local products such as baked goods, plants, arts & crafts.

VETERANS TO FARMERS AND NEW FARMERS

Formed to support the training of underserved populations and Veterans to become farmers & explore careers in Agri-business in programs offered by Florida International University and University of Florida/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center (TREC).