farmworkers

EFI honors farmworkers through awareness week

Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) is celebrating National Farmworker Awareness Week by encouraging everyone in the agricultural supply chain, including government entities and consumers, to share messages of appreciation for farmworkers. The commemorative week is scheduled... more »

Penn State to offer growers help with H-2A changes

With significant program regulations changes coming in 2023 for users of H-2A labor, Penn State Extension is planning a webinar to inform growers of the changes. Through a Dec. 13 Zoom webinar, Penn State labor... more »

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 »

Representatives, industry members implore Senate to pass ag labor bill

National and state agricultural leaders joined Republican members of Congress to urge legislators to pass bipartisan workforce solutions to address the farm labor shortage in order to combat inflation. A July 13 news conference included... 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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