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EFI Issues First Farm Certifications

A Message from the Equitable Food Initiative: 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 … Continue reading

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EFI Unveils “Trustmark” Label for Certified Produce

A Message from the Equitable Food Initiative : The Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) establishes measures for working conditions, pest management and food safety. When a farm has achieved the certification for the EFI Standard, it means it has met rigorous standards for these three … Continue reading

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Pledge to support safe food and safe workplaces

The Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) is a new project that brings together workers, growers and retailers in the effort to produce better fruits and vegetables. As produce farms comply with the EFI Standard—for improved working conditions, pesticide management, and food … Continue reading

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NFWM’s Board Meeting

I had the privilege of traveling with our National Coordinator, Nico Gumbs, to the Golden State, California for the first 2014 Winter board meeting of the National Farm Worker Ministry. It was a first for myself on two occasions: to … Continue reading

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The Equitable Food Initiative

National Farm Worker Ministry is a founding member of the Equitable Food Initiative (EFI), an exciting new project to help farm workers and growers collaborate to produce better and safer fruits and vegetables, to establish fairer conditions for farm workers, and to improve pesticide … Continue reading

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