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#LivingOffTips

#LivingOffTips

Today is 2/13.  Now, this day may be significant for some because that means they have only one day to finalize their purchases of candy hearts, chocolates and roses.  However, this particular string of numbers—02/13—is particularly significant for one very large segment of the U.S. workforce: those who are, quite literally, living off tips.  Many… Read more »

If you build it, they will come

If you build it, they will come

Over the years, we at Real Food, Real Jobs have built partnerships with organizations and individuals across the food system.  From students to consumers to workers, we are constantly meeting new partners in our work for food that is truly sustainable.  One of the most inspiring examples of that work is taking place in a… Read more »

Thank Food Workers this International Food Workers Week!

Thank Food Workers this International Food Workers Week!

This is a special guest post by Joann Lo, Executive Director of the Food Chain Workers Alliance. November 24-30 is the second annual International Food Workers Week (IFWW), organized by the Food Chain Workers Alliance every year around Thanksgiving, to lift up the importance of workers in our food system – from farmworkers to workers meat,… Read more »

Food Day: A Year-Round Movement for Real Food

Food Day: A Year-Round Movement for Real Food

Next Thursday, organizations, communities and individuals across the U.S. will come together to celebrate Food Day.  Its name is, however, somewhat deceptive.  Food Day—which aims to encourage and empower people to Eat Real—isn’t one day at all.  It’s a year-round movement to lift up “real food,” that is, true nourishment that is healthy, affordable, accessible… Read more »

Youth gather in Immokalee, FL for Student/Farmworker Alliance Encuentro!

Youth gather in Immokalee, FL for Student/Farmworker Alliance Encuentro!

The following is a guest piece written by Natalí Rodriguez, a Santa Ana, CA native currently living and organizing in Immokalee, FL as an intern with the Student/Farmworker Alliance (SFA).  SFA and Real Food, Real Jobs have a long history of partnership and collaboration, dating all the way back to RFRJ’s humble beginnings as the Stir… Read more »

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