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Help Farm Workers: ACT NOW to Support Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration!

There are approximately one million farm workers in the US and their labor puts food on our tables each and every day. The majority of farm workers are undocumented, living in fear of deportation and isolated from the wider community. Comprehensive immigration reform seems still out of reach in the current Congress. Thankfully, President Obama has […]

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NFWM Reissues 2007 Lenten Reflection Booklet

National Farm Worker Ministry is reissuing our Lenten Booklet we first published in 2007. The reflections in this booklet may contain some dated reference, the Iraq War and the freezes that damaged citrus crops in California in 2007, however the insights and wisdom remain relevant. We offer these again for your reflection during this Lenten […]

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NFWM Board visits the CIW in Immokalee, FL

NFWM Staff Nico Gumbs and Board Member Carolyn Jaramillo of the Sisters of Loretto supporting farm worker justice with a smile! The National Farm Worker Ministry board held its winter meeting on January 30 & 31 in Immokalee, Florida. At the meeting, NFWM’s board elected a new executive committee including a new board chair, Sylvia […]

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Upcoming Webinar: Farm Workers and Community Gardens

“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 kfurrow@brethren.org with your name and contact information. Where do our fruits and vegetables come from? Who is responsible for seeing that these foods are […]

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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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Discussion with British Parliment Members Following Visit With Farm Workers – July 27

The Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), Triangle Friends of Farm Workers, and the National Farm Worker Ministry invite you to join us for this historic Community Forum with Special Guests: Ian Lavery and James Sheridan, Members of the British Parliament, and Congressman G.K. Butterfield’s District Director, Ray Rogers. WHAT:   Discussion with an international delegation about […]

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Victory for Berry Pickers as Sakuma Withdraws its H-2A Application

A Message From Farmworker Justice: Washington State berry grower Sakuma Brothers Farms has withdrawn its application asking the federal government to allow it to employ as many as 438 foreign H-2A “guest workers” to harvest its berries this season. Sakuma had made the application after the company’s domestic workers formed an organization last year, “Familias […]

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Take Action Against Abuses Happening on Darigold Farms

A Message from United Farm Workers: Earlier this month we released photos alleging abuse of cows by dairies associated with Darigold Inc. Darigold claims these photos are not current. But workers tell us the disturbing abuse of cows at Darigold farms is very real and very current. We’ve just released new photos documenting current disturbing […]

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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 of Art.  Please join us and discover how you can take action for farm worker justice in NC! A message from the North Carolina Museum of Art: Film: Viva la causa—The Story of […]

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Food Justice Advocates Urge Wendy’s to Protect Farm Workers’ Rights

NFWM was one of 75 food justice advocates to sign onto a letter to Wendy’s CEO insisting that they join the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ Fair Food Program. The letter urged Wendy’s CEO, Emil Brolock, to uphold the values of Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas and to ensure that the rights of farm workers will be […]

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112 Cox Ave., Suite 208
Raleigh, NC 27605
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