“For we are co-workers in God’s service:” The Relationship between Farm Workers and Gardens Webinar: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 7pm EST To register for this webinar, please send an email to email@example.com with your name and contact information. Where do our fruits and vegetables come from? Who is responsible for seeing that these foods are […]
A Message from Food Day 2014: Today is the day we have all been planning for! Hundreds of events and activities have already taken place to kick off Food Day celebrations with thousands more scheduled over the next few days. As you know, justice throughout the food chain—from farm workers to child consumers—is a special focus for […]
A Message from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers: October 24, 2014 – The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) has officially released a Fair Food label to help shoppers identify which tomatoes come from ethical farms. The label will be available to all grocery stores and restaurants that participate in the Fair Food Program. Participants in the […]
A Message from the LA Times: By Emily Alpert Reyes Hundreds of labor activists, farmworkers and their allies marched on Los Angeles City Hall on Wednesday demanding that a Fresno fruit grower recognize a union contract — the latest turn in a long-standing dispute over whether the United Farm Workers should represent the company’s employees. A […]
A Message from the EFI: The Equitable Food Initiative is pleased to announce that two large farming operations have just been certified to the EFI Standard for working conditions, pesticide management and food safety. The first certification was issued to an Andrew & Williamson strawberry farm in Oxnard, CA; the second went to Earthbound Farm, a leading producer of organic salad […]
A Message from Food Chains Film and the CIW: Food Chains will be releasing in theaters across the country through our theatrical distributor, Screen Media, and through our partnership with Tugg.com. Every seat filled is another step towards justice. Here’s how you can help ensure Food Chains makes some noise on November 21st. OPTION 1: STORM THE […]
For the past two weeks, Taylor Pfaff has been settling into work at the National Farm Worker Ministry National office. Taylor is NFWM’s new Ministerial Resident, through the Duke Divinity School Field Education program, who will be creating worship resources to help connect people in the pews with those in the fields. Taylor has had numerous […]
A Message from the United Farm Workers: TAKE ACTION: Darigold worker denied time off for family emergency. No family should go through this! Kroger sells Darigold milk. Send your message NOW! http://action.ufw.org/familyemergency Fifteen days straight, 11 hours a day. Not a single day off. Milking cows, often without a break or time for even lunch. […]
A Message from the United Farm Workers: It’s hard to believe it. Last Monday a neutral administrative judge began to hear testimony on indictments from state prosecutors charging Gerawan Farming with multiple, serious and repeated violations of the law. Gerawan sells its products under the Prima label. Already workers who have evidence are feeling the pressure […]
On October 1, 2014, Alexandria (Jones) Jonas joined the staff of National Farm Worker Ministry as full-time Development Manager in the National Office. Jonas is no stranger to the farm worker movement. From 2007 to 2011, she served with the North Carolina state office of National Farm Worker Ministry and has faithfully supported farm worker efforts during her […]
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