EFI

EFI introduces customized audit approach

A new customizable audit tool released by Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) is designed to alleviate audit fatigue and streamline the certification process. EFI, the capacity-building and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and... more »

EFI touts impactful year

Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) is celebrating a year of progress in 2023 toward its mission to offer a full suite of supply chain assurance programs to the fresh produce industry. EFI, the capacity-building and certification... more »

Ethical Charter Implementation Program launches

Fresh produce industry stakeholders came together to launch the Ethical Charter Implementation Program (ECIP Equitable Food Initiative in early November. The program aims to recognize and strengthen engagement around labor practices in the fresh produce... more »

EFI fills staff marketing, ethical monitoring positions

Equitable Food Initiative is welcoming two new employees who fill positions involving ethical program implementation and marketing. Gabriela Lopez-Barry is the Ethical Charter Implementation Program (ECIP) project manager while Alexandra Martinez joins as marketing and... more »

EFI shows how becoming an “employer of choice” helps ease labor shortages

Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) is showing how workers who work at "employers of choice" family-focused operations can help ease worker shortages. With back to school underway, employees may be feeling the strain of new schedules... more »

EFI promotes staff

Equitable Food Initiative has promoted two organization veterans to help the group’s expanding workforce development strategies and implement its Ethical Charter on Responsible Labor Practices. In his new role... more »

EFI offers tips on dealing with summer heat

As the nation experiences a summer of extreme heat, the Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) is raising awareness about the dangers and symptoms of heat and sun exposure. The EFI provides a downloadable tip sheet for... more »

EFI integrated into Highland Ag platform

Highland Ag Solutions has integrated the Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) into the Highland Hub, an ag business platform. Highland Hub users pursuing EFI certification can use the system to track departments across farming operations are... more »

EFI honored for videos highlighting farmworker stories

Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) has recently received recognition for video presentations that shine the light on the plight of U.S. farmworkers. EFI, the farmworker rights organization, won two Telly Awards for a series of videos... more »

EFI recognizes 2023 National Safety Month

Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) is bringing attention to worker safety by recognizing June as National Safety Month. EFI is encouraging fresh produce grower-shippers to prioritize worker engagement to drive workplace safety and improve the bottom... more »

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