Equitable Food Initiative Elects Two New Board Members

Equitable Food Initiative, the multi-stakeholder workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer groups, has named two new board members. Fernanda Suárez will now represent NatureSweet Tomatoes, and Natalie Camacho Mendoza takes the place of retiring Bruce Goldstein for Farmworker Justice.

EFI Supports Administration Efforts on Ethical Recruitment

Equitable Food Initiative (EFI), the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer groups, announces its support for the proposed new guidance on ethical recruitment from the Biden-Harris Administration’s Collaborative Migration Management Strategy.

EFI Tools Help Farmworker Awareness Week Continue to Grow Audience

Equitable Food Initiative, the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers, and consumer groups, wrapped up its second successful year of promoting Farmworker Awareness Week after generating more than 1.5 million social impressions and catching the attention of politicians, government agencies and businesses.

EFI Hires Industry Veteran to Manage New Business Development

April 21, 2022 Equitable Food Initiative

Equitable Food Initiative, the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer groups, is proud to welcome produce industry veteran Michael Lacey to the position of business development manager. In the role, Lacey will be responsible for engaging produce growers in EFI’s certification program and helping ensure a seamless customer experience.

EFI Provides Free Training Tools: Sexual Harassment Awareness Month

Equitable Food Initiative has collaborated with Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (PNASH), a part of the University of Washington Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, to support the development of a worksite training and toolkit, ¡Basta! Preventing Sexual Harassment in Agriculture.