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Farmworker Awareness Week continues to grow with EFI tools

- General News
Equitable Food Initiative, the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers, and consumer groups, wrapped up its second successful year of promoting Farmworker Awareness Week after generating more than 1.5 million social impressions and catching the attention of politicians, government agencies and businesses.

Stemilt celebrates EFI certification during Farmworker Awareness Week

- General News
Stemilt is utilizing Farmworker Awareness Week, taking place now through March 31st, to celebrate its company-wide Equitable Food Initiative certification, highlight continuous improvement achievements that its EFI leadership team in Pasco, WA recently completed, and share appreciation for its Stemilters through a first-of-its-kind celebration.

Homegrown Organic Farms achieves EFI certification

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As the industry celebrates National Farmworker Awareness Week, Homegrown Organic Farms is pleased to announce its Northwest organic blueberry farms in Oregon have earned Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) certification.

CMI Orchards achieves EFI certification on apples, cherries and pears

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Equitable Food Initiative, the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer advocacy groups, recently announced that CMI Orchards had achieved its first EFI certification.

EFI-certified NatureSweet tomatoes earn Award for Excellence

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Equitable Food Initiative is proud to announce that EFI-certified NatureSweet Tomatoes has earned a Communitas Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility thanks to leadership efforts during the pandemic.

Stemilt first tree fruit company to achieve EFI certification

- General News
Stemilt received new Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) certifications in August to become the first apple, pear, and cherry company to achieve EFI certification of its entire operation.

Stemilt hits milestone with first EFI certification

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Stemilt has taken another step to fulfil its mission to “cultivate people and delight consumers” by achieving Equitable Food Initiative certification at its impressive Quincy, WA orchard operation that grows apples and cherries.

Mastronardi completes 5th EFI certification

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Mastronardi Produce (sold under the SUNSET brand) has certified its fifth operation through Equitable Food Initiative.

Rainier Fruit becomes first Washington fruit company to be EFI-certified

- General News
Rainier Fruit has achieved Equitable Food Initiative certification for its largest farm of over 2,300 acres. For the past three years, both companies have worked to align EFI standards with Washington State Labor Laws and are excited to finalize their relationship in tandem with Rainier’s 2020 apple crop.

JV Smith Companies’ Mexicali Operation achieves EFI Certification

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Promotora Agricola El Toro, a JV Smith Companies facility with more than 3,500 workers and nearly 10,000 acres, has recently achieved Equitable Food Initiative certification, becoming the largest operation to have done so.