Category: Expanding the Fair Food Program: November 2014 – December 2015

Modern Farmer article traces history of Fair Food movement…

Modern Farmer magazine: Fair Food Program uses "smart logic" by creating "an incentive to [do the right thing], and a consequence if you don't..." This month, an excellent article by James Beard Award-winning author Tracie McMillan ("The American Way of Eating") was published in the well-circulated American quarterly magazine, Modern Farmer.  Titled "Labor Gains," the article traces the twenty-year arc of the Fair Food movement and >> Read More
Running from Responsibility: Wendy’s flees Florida rather than support Fair Food Program’s human rights advances…

Running from Responsibility: Wendy’s flees Florida rather than support Fair Food Program’s human rights advances…

  While Fair Food Program farms in Florida continue to raise the bar for human rights in the US agricultural industry, outrageous human rights violations on farms outside the Program continue to fester. Why then has Wendy's abandoned the Florida tomato industry altogether?  And where are they buying their tomatoes today? Last month, when consumers across the country called on Wendy's >> Read More

CIW receives Presidential Medal for Extraordinary Efforts in Combatting Modern-Day Slavery at White House Forum!

Sec. Kerry: "This is an extraordinary accomplishment, and reminds all of us not just of the work that we have to do, but that dedicated individuals, like those here with us today from the Coalition, can strike out against injustice, break down barriers, and make a world of difference." Yesterday was a landmark day in the history of CIW's fight for farm labor >> Read More