Tags » Farmworker Justice

Ntn'l Farmworker Awareness Week 2015

The Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF) of North Carolina is once again spearheading National Farmworker Awareness Week (NFAW) events to raise awareness of farmworker conditions in communities across the U.S.   159 more words

News

2014 MAFO Conference Report released

The Kansas State Monitor Advocate’s (SMA) 2014 MAFO National Farmworker Conference Report Summary Report is completed and now released to the public.  The report contains a narrative of workshops which the SMA attended.  95 more words

News

Replacing One Invisible Workforce With Another

Late last fall, Idaho state Sen. Patti Ann Lodge, R-Huston, stood in an unpicked orchard. The trees were heavy with apples, some rotting on the ground around her. 1,837 more words

fair food

Cooking food is an act that lets you add love to vegetables and the people who eat them. But what about the people who bring these vegetables to market? 196 more words

Fair Trade/Food Ethics

Why I'm Walking 200 Miles with the Immokalee Workers

This week, we are featuring a personal testimony from Kandace, one half of the dynamic duo that is Never Neutral.  On March 3, she stepped off on a 15-day, 200-mile journey to walk alongside the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) from Ft. 601 more words

Immigration Reform Could Be Bad for Farmworkers

by KANDACE VALLEJO

The moment that we’ve been promised seems to finally be materializing.  This week marks the beginning of a hearing on immigration reform… 962 more words