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NFWM’s Spring Newsletter is here!

  We just mailed out our Spring newsletter that includes recent goings on with NFWM and the farm worker movement. Maybe you’re not on the mailing list yet or maybe you’d like some more copies to share with your friends and neighbors; Either way, it’s online and can be downloaded for free here!

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Spend March 21st dancing for Justice with CIW!

On Saturday, March 21st, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers will host a Parade and Concert for Fair Food in St. Petersburg, Florida. Through Grammy-winning artists like Ozomatli  and La Santa Cecilia, CIW & supporters will use the power of music to call for Publix and Wendy’s to recognize their responsibility to the people who harvest their produce. Both […]


FLOC and Friends to Attend Pantry Shareholders Meeting

NFWM, Triangle Friends of Farmworkers, and Student Action with Farmworkers, as well as other FLOC supporters and FLOC staff, will attend the March 10, 2015 Pantry, Inc. special Shareholders Meeting in Cary, NC. We are going to let the new owners of Pantry/Kangaroo know that we will continue to demand that they take responsibility for ethical sourcing […]

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Reflection

By Taylor Pfaff, Duke Divinity Ministerial Resident PART 1: GENERAL REFLECTION Context The ignored reality of how food actually gets to a dining room table begins with a marginalized group of Latino immigrants called “farm workers.” When hearing the words “farm” or “agriculture,” some consumers may have a cute image we have of a red […]

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NFWM 2014 Accomplishments

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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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Standing in the Gap with Farm Workers

From the 2013 Summer edition of NFWM’s News and Views Newsletter:   Standing in the Gap with Farm Workers “Today, as we become aware of the suffering experienced by those who harvest our food, we become uncomfortable at our tables. As we get involved with farm workers in their struggle for self-determination and empowerment, we […]

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Comprehensive Immigration Reform – The Time is NOW!

From the 2013 Summer edition of NFWM’s News and Views Newsletter: The great majority of farm workers who harvest the food we enjoy daily and who are the backbone of our multi- billion dollar agricultural industry, lack legal status in this country. In the fields, labor camps, and rural towns across the country, NFWM Staff […]

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House Bill H.R. 1773: A Disaster for Farm Workers & US Policy

From the 2013 Summer edition of NFWM’s News and Views Newsletter:  The agricultural labor provisions of the Senate Bill are the result of a compromise between the UFW and all of the nation’s major grower associations representing both large and small farms. Both sides made concessions to reach the agreement. However, Rep. Bob Goodlatte, (R, […]

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YAYA in Action .. more news than fits in this News & Views

From the 2013 Summer edition of NFWM’s News and Views Newsletter:   NFWM’s Youth & Young Adult Network are getting it done — from Tampa to Lakeland to Fellsmere to all around the state of Florida; from Washington D.C. to North Carolina to New York City — and still they have the energy to host the […]

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National Farm Worker Ministry
P.O. Box 10645
112 Cox Ave., Suite 208
Raleigh, NC 27605
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919-807-8707 (office)