Protecting Farmworkers

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  • Dairy farm employees get the straight facts about United Farm Workers—and the union leaders don’t like it

    Dairy farm employees get the straight facts about United Farm Workers—and the union leaders don’t like it

    • July 18, 2019

    The UFW claims the meetings in Eastern Washington were intended to silence dairy farm employees. The facts show that it is the other way around.

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  • Washington dairy farm employees learn first hand about United Farm Workers

    Washington dairy farm employees learn first hand about United Farm Workers

    • July 17, 2019

    In mid-July, nearly 50 Washington farm employees gathered to hear from two special guests from California. Sylvia Lopez is a farm worker from the Gerawan Farm in California, one of the largest fruit growers in the country. Francisco Cerritos was a longtime employee of the United Farm Workers union, where his job was to be

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  • Berry Fair Trade

    Berry Fair Trade

    • February 27, 2019
    MEDIA BEGINNING TO TELL THE STORY OF TRADE ISSUES THREATENING THE FUTURE OF OUR BERRY FARMS KING5 TV's Eric Wilkinson on September 30 interviewed Whatcom family berry farmer Marty Maberry about fair trade issues threatening local farmers. Spokane Review on October 16 provided an excellent overview of the state's blueberry farms, including the leading roleREAD MORE
  • Sarbanand Farms

    Sarbanand Farms

    • February 27, 2019
    With the continuing and widespread media coverage of the worker action and the death of a guest farm worker at a Sumas berry farm, we believe it is important to distribute information that the farm is providing. With one exception, no media outlet covering this story has communicated very much of the details provided. ThereREAD MORE