Fresh Market joins Fair Food Program to support fair working conditions for Florida tomato workers
Author: Coalition of Immokalee Workers & Fresh Market, Published on: 13 January 2015
"Fresh Market signs Fair Food agreement with CIW!", 8 Jan 2014
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and Greensboro, N.C.-based The Fresh Market are proud to announce their national partnership to support fair farm labor conditions and verifiable, worker-driven social responsibility in US agriculture.
The collaboration breaks new ground in the CIW’s award-winning Fair Food Program in two significant ways...Fresh Market will increase its purchases by 15% year-over-year from Florida tomato growers participating in the Fair Food Program...Second, The Fresh Market will make an annual contribution to support the Fair Food Standards Council (FFSC), the third-party monitoring organization that oversees compliance with the Fair Food Program’s unique human rights standards...