NFWM’s Board Meeting & FLOC Convention

When the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) held its 13th Convention in Toledo, OH on September 9th, the National Farm Worker Ministry was on hand to share the work and celebration with them. NFWM hosted it’s second board meeting of the year on September 8th so that it could give volunteer time to the convention […]

NFWM’s Fall Newsletter is Available Here!

Our Fall Newsletter is out – telling the stories of some of our efforts and those of our partners to fight for justice in the fields.  We are proud of our part in the gains won and the actions taken to move farm worker campaigns forward. Click here for the full newsletter and read about: […]

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!

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 […]

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