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Exciting News About the Darigold Campaign

YAYA would like to congratulate the brave farm workers of Darigold dairies for having the courage to stand up and tell the public about the horrendous animal and worker abuse happening in the Northwest. We salute the United Farm Workers (UFW) … Continue reading

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Tell EPA to protect kids from the “other” drift, too!

A message from Pesticide Action Network of North America: After years of pressure, EPA is poised to take action on the “other” kind of pesticide drift: volatilization. This kind of drift happens hours or even days after spraying. Pesticides that … Continue reading

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Troubling new pics of cow abuse at Darigold.

A message from the 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 … Continue reading

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Art, Conversation, and Farm Worker Issues

The National Farm Worker ministry 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 … Continue reading

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Do you want to drink milk that comes from these cows?!

A message from the United Farm Workers: These pictures are outrageously disgusting and infuriating. Imagine being a Darigold worker and being told to milk a cow you know is in pain. Imagine you’re that same worker and are concerned about … 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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Tell the EPA to Say No to More 2,4-D

A message from Beyond Pesticides: Genetically engineered (GE) crops are failing nationwide, and have spawned a new generation of resistant “superweeds” no longer controlled by herbicides like glyphosate (Roundup). But rather than rethink the failed and toxic system marked by … Continue reading

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Demand more protections for farm workers

Farm workers are some of the hardest working people in our country.  They play a vital and indispensable role in our entire food system, and all of us depend upon their work to provide us with our food and nutrition. … Continue reading

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¡Que viva FLOC! Justice for tobacco farm workers

On Tuesday, May 6, I piled into a van with several other fellow YAYAs and embarked on a road trip to Greensboro, NC. The purpose of this trip was to support the Farm Labor Organizing Committee and their campaign against … Continue reading

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Fighting For Food Sovereignty in Fellsmere

I still remember my first trip to the Fellsmere Community Garden. Yolanda, one of the members of the Farm Worker Association of Florida who plays an integral role in maintaining the garden, explained to me and other YAYAs the importance … Continue reading

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