Inventory of Farmworker Issues and Protections in the United States

March 31, 2011 The United Farmworkers Union (UFW) and the Bon Appétit Management Company released a report today entitled, Inventory of Farmworker Issues and Protections in the United States (PDF). “More Americans than ever are interested in knowing where their food comes from, but even the most conscientious eaters and food industry professionals are usually […]

TwoJunes: Lisa Bell and Nicole Rees

A Fair Artisan Wage: Soldiers in the Sustainable Trenches-Part 3

Part 3: Operating an ethical, caring, much less sustainable, small business is a risky and difficult endeavor. Artisan production is by definition not a huge volume business. Small food business margins are very low. Providing employee insurance is a huge strain. Overhead is high. Quality ingredients cost more. That high price tag on an artisan […]