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Campaign for Fair Food

It is time for a new American movement -- the American human rights movement

Greg Asbed | Posted 11.16.2016 | Politics
Greg Asbed

The arc of the moral universe is still ours to bend... "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice." We have had occasion t...

Got Food? Thank A Farmworker This Week

Maisie Ganzler | Posted 05.23.2015 | Green
Maisie Ganzler

Although farmworkers feed the world -- 85% of fruits and vegetables are hand-picked -- harvesting fruits and vegetables remains one of the most underappreciated, poorly paid, and dangerous jobs in America

Walking the Walk on Farmworker Rights

Maisie Ganzler | Posted 11.20.2013 | Green
Maisie Ganzler

I can tell you unequivocally that Worker Center Watch's claims could not be farther from the truth. How do I know? I'm part of that "industry" they claim to represent -- I'm a food service executive responsible for over $75 million per year in produce purchases.

'We Are Poor, But We, Too, Are Human Beings'

Brian D. McLaren | Posted 05.12.2013 | Religion
Brian D. McLaren

Many of us in the faith community are realizing that it is inappropriate to bow our heads to thank God for our food without also lifting our heads to hear from our neighbors whose labor brought that food to our table.

My Holiday Wish: Let's Change the Lives of America's Farmworkers

Maisie Ganzler | Posted 02.19.2013 | Home
Maisie Ganzler

The physical conditions in the tomato fields were extreme. No shade, oppressively hot, with workers running with many pounds of tomatoes on their shoulders. I stood there fully aware that these workers are routinely exploited and sometimes physically enslaved. I had seen the overcrowded worker housing.

Thankful For A New Day For Florida Farmworkers: Publix, Join The Fair Food Program

Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster | Posted 01.21.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster

As we thank God for the many people and their hands that produce our food, we can be thankful for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and the Fair Food Program. Publix Supermarket needs to hear from us that it is time to change.

A Penny a Pound: Campaign for Fair Food

Deborah Stambler | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home
Deborah Stambler

The Fair Food program is pretty simple: When these retailers and restaurants pay one penny more for a pound of tomatoes, workers wages increase dramatically.

A Just Harvest For Sukkot

Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster | Posted 12.12.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster

A just harvest cannot mean tomatoes picked by slave labor or for sub-poverty wages. We are calling on the Jewish community to support the Campaign for Fair Food.

Chipotle CEO To Be Protested At CU's Graduation

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.05.2011 | Denver

Chipotle CEO Steve Ells, who is scheduled to give the keynote speech at CU-Boulder's graduation on Friday, may be protested by student groups and alum...