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Stronger Together US celebrates National Farmworkers Awareness Week (March 25-31, 2023) 

March 30, 2023 6:47 pm, Published by , Leave your thoughts

Stronger Together US celebrates National Farmworkers Awareness Week 2023 alongside our partners and joins the call for increased recognition of farmworkers’ contributions. Farmworkers are the backbone of our food system, and without them, we would not have access to the abundance of foods we enjoy - especially fresh fruits and vegetables. During National Farmworkers Awareness Week, we can all take steps to support farmworkers by promoting best practices in responsible recruitment.

A new short film, ‘Far From Home’, highlights the importance of responsible recruitment to employers and migrant workers in North American agriculture

February 28, 2023 2:02 pm, Published by , Leave your thoughts

Far From Home, a new short film by Stronger Together US, seeks to raise awareness about the challenges faced by migrant workers in North American agriculture, and the importance of responsible recruitment practices to those involved in their recruitment and employment.    Based on real-life scenarios and personal accounts, Far From Home tells the story of one family’s experience as H-2A agricultural workers, and their relationship with their farm labor contractor, who was once himself a worker.

Stronger Together US and the North Carolina Agribusiness Council Announce a New Partnership to Increase Responsible Recruitment and Ethical Employment Practices in Farm Labor Contracting

January 30, 2023 9:00 pm, Published by , Leave your thoughts

Stronger Together US and the North Carolina Agribusiness Council are delighted to announce the formation of a new strategic partnership. This partnership aims to utilize education and certification methods to increase responsible recruitment and ethical employment practices in farm labor contracting.