EFI Highlights Role of Farmworkers During Food Safety Month

September 2, 2021 Equitable Food Initiative

Equitable Food Initiative, the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer advocacy groups, is celebrating National Food Safety Education Month by encouraging growers and agricultural associations to share their commitment to food safety and remind consumers that farmers and farmworkers are on the frontlines of providing safe, nutritious food. 

Wholesum Honors Farmworker Awareness Week and Encourages the Choice for Fair Trade Certified Produce

March 23, 2021 Wholesum

In observance of National Farmworker Awareness Week, Wholesum celebrates another successful year with their Fair Trade program, which empowers farmworkers, brings equity to the supply chain and uplifts farming communities.

EFI Celebrates National Farmworker Awareness Week with Communications Toolkit Available to Industry

March 11, 2021 Equitable Food Initiative

Equitable Food Initiative is celebrating National Farmworker Awareness Week by encouraging growers, agricultural associations and consumers to share messages honoring the farmworkers that make it possible for Americans to have access to high-quality, fresh and safer fruits and vegetables, particularly in light of the pandemic.

EFI Celebrates Five Years of Workforce Development Support

EFI was first conceived in 2008, was incubated within Oxfam America during a development phase and incorporated as an independent nonprofit in 2015. It has since trained leadership teams on nearly 60 farming operations in North and Central America, improving working conditions for more than 36,000 farmworkers.