farmworker Tag

The Farm Equity Office at the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is seeking three external reviewers for a review panel as part of the application process for a new grant program: the Beginning Farmer and Farmworker Training and Workforce Development Program (BFFTP). This program is designed to provide support to organizations to enhance or expand beginning farmer and farmworker training/apprenticeship programs. The overall goal of the program is to ensure that resources are dedicated to strengthening support for socially disadvantaged and/or beginning farmers and ranchers in the first ten years of business, and farmworkers who need job skills...

Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) is celebrating National Farmworker Awareness Week March 25-31, 2022, by encouraging growers, agricultural associations, state agriculture agencies, food companies, retailers, and consumers to share messages honoring the farmworkers who give Americans access to high-quality, fresh, and safe food every day of the year. Farmworker Awareness Week is a designated opportunity for communities to bring attention to the millions of essential workers who grow, care for, harvest, pack, and ship agricultural products. It highlights the important contributions they make to the food supply chain. Everyone in the supply chain can participate by sharing the key messages and...

Staff from the National Center for Appropriate Technology’s (NCAT) ATTRA sustainable agriculture program had been planning for months to create a video tour of JSM Organics, one of the Latino-owned farms featured in this year’s Latino Farmer Conference.
By Ann Baier, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist...