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Equitable Food Initiative Looks Back on Successes in 2018

12/13/18: The Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) counts it's successes in 2018 in this article on the Packer. “Our mission is to bring together growers, farm workers, retailers and consumers to transform agriculture and improve the lives of farm workers,” LeAnne Ruzzamenti, director of marketing and communications for EFI, said in the release. “So, when we get feedback from growers that our certification program is making a difference in not just improving their business but also improving the lives of farm workers, we know we’re on track in achieving our mission, ...

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Read World Wildlife Fund and ISEAL’s White Paper on Voluntary Sustainability Standards

12/07/18: World Wildlife Fund and ISEAL Alliance enlisted Aid Environment to develop a white paper on how voluntary sustainability standards can bring about broader changes, like facilitating multi-stakeholder dialogue, engaging public or private sector on policy change, and sharing resources and tools. Read a discussion of the white paper and access the paper here

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WANTED TO LEAD POTATO SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE

The Executive Director will direct and manage the Potato Sustainability Initiative, an innovative, growing collaboration of North American potato buyers, processors and growers initiated in 2010 to continuously improve all aspects of sustainable potato production. “Participation in the Potato Sustainability Initiative is a systematic approach to demonstrate to our customers and consumers that the food we are producing is being grown in a sustainable manner,” reports Vernon Campbell, who grows potatoes at Mull Na Beinne Farms, his family operation located on Prince ...

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