health

Podcast focuses on farmworker health

The National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH) has recorded a podcast with growers about making sure workers have proper health care access, and how it benefits employee and employer. The NCFW podcast features a discussion... more »

Viva Fresh looking for clean eating challenge participants

The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) is inviting industry members to apply for this year’s Viva Fresh Clean Eating Challenge. In its fifth year, the health initiative is scheduled to kick-off in mid-October and planned... more »

Frey Farms’ Sarah Frey appointed to advise House Committee on Agriculture

Sarah Frey, founder and CEO of Illinois’ Frey Farms, has been appointed to serve as an Advisor to the chair of the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture. Frey will advise the U.S. House of Representatives’... more »

Workers benefit from flu vaccines, COVID-19 boosters

This year has been the worst year for flu in the United States in over a decade, according to recently released federal data.  Farmworkers, and especially those who live in shared housing with other workers,... more »

One phone call away: COVID-19 booster clinics for workers

More than 2.5 years after COVID-19 first started disrupting farming activities, outbreaks are still a risk for growers and their workers. Despite completing the initial vaccination series, some people can still get sick from COVID-19. ... more »

Viva Fresh calls for participants in Clean Eating Challenge

The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) is seeking participants for next year's Clean Eating Challenge. This year, 11 participants completed the  third annual Viva Fresh Clean Eating Challenge which culminated at April’s Viva Fresh Expo... more »

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