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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.

EFI brings new focus on Midwest growers

- General News
Equitable Food Initiative, the certification and skill-building organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer advocacy groups, continues to provide tools and resources for agricultural workforce development.

EFI continues to drive workforce development priorities

- General News
Despite ongoing challenges presented by the COVID pandemic, 2021 was a year of progress for Equitable Food Initiative as it drew strength from its multistakeholder approach, bringing new insights from retail partners, produce growers, workers and consumers to share with the industry in the form of education program and digital resources.

USDA seeks comments on food system supply chains

- General News
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking comments on a Department-wide effort to improve and reimagine the supply chains for the production, processing and distribution of agricultural commodities and food products.