See that “Responsibly Grown Farmworker Assured” label? That means our produce was grown on an #EFIcertified farm with high standards for farmworker treatment, food safety, and sustainability. It also means your purchase sends a bonus back to #farmworkers (about $7.5 million so far). Look for our Equitable Food Initiative labeled produce at Costco and Whole Foods Market.
Thank you for making a difference! Your purchases of our “Responsibly Grown Farmworker Assured” labeled produce have sent more than $6.8 million in bonuses to #farmworkers so far. Please keep #ImprovingLives by picking up our Equitable Food Initiative certified berries and tomatoes from Costco and Whole Foods Market.
Thanks to United Way of Santa Cruz County and SKECHERS for the recent donation of backpacks and socks to our #FarmTeam and their families in Watsonville, CA. Know when you buy GoodFarms produce that it comes from socially responsible farms that continually work at #ImprovingLives for farmworkers.
Our Watsonville farm team just received 220 backpacks full of school supplies to help their children start the upcoming school year on the right foot. Once again, we partnered with United Way of Santa Cruz County for this annual #StuffTheBus event, which continues #ImprovingLives for kids each year. Learn more about the good things that organization does at unitedwaysc.org.
With more than $5,750,000 in bonuses sent back to farmworkers so far, you have helped #MakeaDifference with your purchases of our Equitable Food Initiative certified products. Thank you, and please continue #ImprovingLives by looking for these “Responsibly Grown, Farmworker Assured” labeled products at Costco and Whole Foods Market.
Thanks to help from United Way of Santa Cruz County, we were able to provide new jackets and coats to the children of our #FarmTeam in Watsonville, CA. This helps our team to have peace of mind during this cold winter. Learn more about this wonderful organization and how it is #ImprovingLives at unitedwaysc.org.
$5,300,892 in bonuses so far! This is one way your purchases of our #EFIcertified, “Responsibly Grown Farmworker Assured” labeled produce have been #ImprovingLives for farmworkers. Thank you! Please continue to support Equitable Food Initiative and all it does for farmworkers by picking up our tomatoes and strawberries, with the above label, from Whole Foods Market and Costco.
You have now sent more than $5 million in bonuses back to farmworkers through your purchases of our Equitable Food Initiative certified products! Thank you for #ImprovingLives for the people who bring you the healthy and tasty produce you love by buying these “Responsibly Grown, Farmworker Assured” labeled strawberries and tomatoes from Costco and Whole Foods Market! #EFICertified
Together with Operation Warm, and donations from the farming community, our farm in Watsonville, CA, recently bought more than 300 new jackets for their team's children. It may be hot now, but our winter farming season will be starting soon, and we want our team to know their kids will be going to school properly prepared. Learn more about #OperationWarm at operationwarm.org. #ImprovingLives
Together with United Way of Santa Cruz County, we gave away 250 backpacks full of school supplies to the children of our farm team in Watsonville, CA. This annual event, called #StuffTheBus, is #ImprovingLives by giving kids the supplies they need to have a great start to their school year. Learn more about this local branch of United Way at unitedwaysc.org.
There are even more reasons to love your Costco membership. Every time you purchase fresh fruit and vegetables with Equitable Food Initiative's #ResponsiblyGrown, #FarmworkerAssured label there, Costco pays a bonus that goes directly to farmworkers. Learn more at equitablefood.org/consumers.
Together with the nonprofit Casa de la Cultura Center, we recently began offering skill-building classes that are #ImprovingLives for our #FarmTeam in Watsonville. The first was focused on nutrition education with a lesson on crafting artisanal gelatin. Learn more about this great, local organization at casadelaculturacenter.org.
$4,249,029. That’s how much has gone back to farmworkers in bonuses, so far, thanks to your purchases of our Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) certified products. Thank you for #ImprovingLives for those who grow and pack the produce that brings health and happiness to your home. Look for our #EFI produce, which has the “Responsibly Grown, Farmworker Assured” label, at Costco and Whole Foods Market.
Our roma and round tomatoes are now available at Costco Business Center in San Diego (7803 Othello Ave, San Diego, CA 92111). These responsibly grown #tomatoes are certified by Equitable Food Initiative, which means every purchase sends bonuses directly back to farmworkers. Help #ImproveLives on the farm and at your table by picking up these healthy and tasty tomatoes today.
Part of our goal of #ImprovingLives on the farm means encouraging our team to #LiveHealthy by providing opportunities for personal improvement. For example, our farm in the San Quintin region of Baja California is currently holding a volleyball tournament and recently began offering painting classes. Follow this farm on Facebook at www.facebook.com/grupoawmexico/.
In the spirit of #LaborDay, we want to thank all the members of our team who work so hard to bring wonderful produce to all our tables. We also want to thank Equitable Food Initiative for ensuring that each member our team feels empowered to make vital decisions on the job, and CIERTO for ensuring that our team has a safe and transparent path to recruitment. Learn more about how both are #ImprovingLives at equitablefood.org and ciertoglobal.org.
We were happy to give away around 300 backpacks full of school supplies to our team’s children at this year’s #StuffTheBus event at our farm in Watsonville, CA. Thanks to the United Way of Santa Cruz County, the backpacks were provided for free and will help the kids get a great start to the next school year. Learn more about United Way at unitedway.org. #ImprovingLives
El Ropero (The Closet) is a way to give back to the farmworkers who nourish and delight our families every day with delicious produce. This seasonal program on our farm in Watsonville, CA is #ImprovingLives by making quality donations of clothing, blankets, toys, housewares, and other items available for free to our team members as another way of saying thank you. If you would like to donate, please contact Jackie Vazquez at email@example.com. #CultivatePositiveChange
#Strawberries are one of those beautiful things in life that are both good for your health and a great pleasure. Responsibly growing these deliciously sweet, natural joys and bringing them to you is one way we work to further our goal of #ImprovingLives from Farm to Table. Look for our berries at Costco, Walmart, Food Lion, Kroger stores, Whole Foods Market, Safeway, United Supermarkets, and other retailers.
We recently donated 864 bottles of our cold-pressed, organic, #StrawberryJuice to Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego. When a child is hospitalized with a life-threatening condition, this wonderful organization provides a nearby place for the family to stay, along with free meals and other helpful resources. Learn more about what they do and how you can donate at rmhcsd.org. #rmhcsd
Thanks to your purchases of our Fair Trade certified products, our team at El Milagro de Baja, our farm in San Quintin, was recently able to use their community fund to help purchase water tanks for the roofs of their homes. Learn more about #FairTrade and how it is #ImprovingLives for farmworkers at fairtradecertified.org.