Equitable Food Initiative

EFI staff additions help expand offerings

Equitable Food Initiative’s (EFI) addition of staffers filling marketing and data positions should strengthen the organization’s work to improve farmworkers’ lives, according to a news release. Madelyn Edlin is marketing and sales manager and Toni... more »

EFI survey shows consumer attitudes on fresh produce

Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) conducted the “Consumer Attitudes Toward Fresh Produce and “Socially Responsible Purchasing” study and created an actionable guide for attracting socially conscious consumers. The study by EFI, the workforce development and certification... more »

Equitable Food Initiative elects board members

NatureSweet Tomatoes’ Fernanda Suárez and Natalie Camacho Mendoza of Farmworker Justice are the newest board members elected to lead the Equitable Food Initiative (EFI). The newest board members should bring social responsibility leadership and stakeholder... more »

Farmworker Awareness Week highlights workers

Farmworker Awareness Week was successful for Equitable Food Initiative, the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer groups. The second year of promoting Farmworker Awareness Week generated more than... more »

Farmworker Awareness Week drives public knowledge, participation

Farmworker Awareness Week was successful for Equitable Food Initiative, the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer groups. The second year of promoting Farmworker Awareness Week generated more than... more »

Training tools offered to prevent farmworker sexual harassment

As April is National Sexual Harassment Awareness and Prevention Month, Equitable Food Initiative is calling attention to the topic of farmworker sexual harassment. EFI is supporting awareness initiatives by collaborating with Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety... more »

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