Monthly Archives: May 2014

Art, Conversation, and Farm Worker Issues

The National Farm Worker ministry will be facilitating a presentation and conversation about farm worker issues following a filming of Viva La Causa a... Read More »

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Art, Conversation and Farm Worker Issues

NFWM will be facilitating a presentation and conversation about farm worker issues following a filming of Viva La Causa at the North Carolina Museum o... Read More »

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Do you want to drink milk that comes from these cows?!

A message from the United Farm Workers: These pictures are outrageously disgusting and infuriating. Imagine being a Darigold worker and being told to... Read More »

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Pledge to support safe food and safe workplaces

The Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) is a new project that brings together workers, growers and retailers in the effort to produce better fruits and ve... Read More »

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Tell the EPA to Say No to More 2,4-D

A message from Beyond Pesticides: Genetically engineered (GE) crops are failing nationwide, and have spawned a new generation of resistant "superweed... Read More »

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Demand more protections for farm workers

Farm workers are some of the hardest working people in our country.  They play a vital and indispensable role in our entire food system, and all of u... Read More »

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Campaign for Tobacco Farm Worker Justice Heats Up

For almost 7 years, the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), faith leaders and other community activists have called on Reynolds American to addres... Read More »

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Stand Up for Responsibly Grown Food with EFI

A Message From the Equitable Food Initiative: Soon, a new certification system will assure that American farms meet rigorous safety standards and tre... Read More »

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¡Que viva FLOC! Justice for tobacco farm workers

On Tuesday, May 6, I piled into a van with several other fellow YAYAs and embarked on a road trip to Greensboro, NC. The purpose of this trip was to s... Read More »

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CIW Takes on Royal Ahold at Annual Meeting

Supermarket giants across the country have signed on to the Fair Food Program with Florida based farm worker group Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW... Read More »

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