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LA City Council Backs UFW Contract

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 […]

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EFI Issues First Farm Certifications

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 […]

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NFWM Welcomes New Ministerial Resident

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 […]

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NFWM Welcomes New Development Manager

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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Nationwide Logo Competition

National Farm Worker Ministry and the Youth and Young Adult Network are excited to announce the launch of a nationwide logo competition for young adults during the months of October and November. We are looking for artistic young people willing to create original logo images that express the work of National Farm Worker Ministry and its partners.  These images will be used throughout […]

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Bring “Food Chains” to Your City, School or Place of Worship!

From the Coalition of Immokalee Workers: See how you can organize to bring the film to your city, school, or place of worship this fall! As many readers of this site already know, the documentary Food Chains, which chronicles the CIW’s battle for Fair Food and the issue of farm labor exploitation around the country, will be opening […]

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ALRB’s Newest Complaint of Gerawan

From the United Farm Workers: New 28-page complaint from ALRB chief prosecutor details Gerawan’s ‘intensive and ongoing’ drive since 2012 to prevent workers from ‘ever’ winning a union contract Decertification leader Sylvia Lopez’s anti-union role began before starting work at Gerawan in June 2013; complaint details that she missed 75 percent of work over the […]

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2014 Food Sovereignty Award Winners

From our friends at the Presbyterian Hunger Program: U.S. FARMWORKERS AND PALESTINIAN FARMERS SHARE 2014 FOOD SOVEREIGNTY PRIZE Honorees Represent Communities Defending Their Human Rights to Food in the Face of Policies of Land and Water Grabbing, Migration, and Militarization DES MOINES, IA — The US Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA) is honored to name the Union […]

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The Rev. Dr. Jon Regier ¡PRESENTE!

  The Board and staff of the National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM) honor the life and work of The Rev. Dr. Jon Regier.  Jon Regier passed away on September 2, 2014 in Durham, North Carolina at the age of 92. Jon Regier was far more than a friend to and supporter of the National Farm […]

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2014 Summer Board Meeting and Benefit Dinner

The weekend of August 15-16, 2014, National Farm Worker Ministry staff, board members and guests gathered at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina for the 2014 Summer Board Meeting. On Friday morning, board members held a short service of blessing for the new national office now located at 112 Cox Avenue in Raleigh.  Following the […]

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