Social Justice Labeling from Farm to Retail

“Eating is an agricultural act.”
- Wendell Berry

Food Justice Certified is a label based on high-bar social justice standards for farms, processors, and retailers, including every link in the food chain from farm to table. Our approach is holistic; we ensure fair treatment of workers, fair pricing for farmers, and fair business practices. Food Justice Certified is designed for all agricultural production systems, fiber and cosmetics as well as food.

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Watch this News Clip on Farmer Jordan Brown, owner of the first Food Justice Certified farm in the South.
AJP’s Standards Revisions:

The Food Justice Certified standards are revised every 5 years. The process will include two periods for public comment. We would love to have many comments from stakeholders in the food system! Please visit our Standards Revision page for more information. Our timeline is posted below:

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Hungry for Justice: Spotlight on the South
Brought to you by Little Bean Productions in partnership with Florida Organic Growers and your Agricultural Justice Project.  Watch our short film.

Click here for Spanish subtitled version of the film.
Click here for Spanish voice over of the film




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Stakeholder Driven Labeling: Our Partners
The Food Justice Certified label and certification program were developed by the Agricultural Justice Project, a social justice standards setting initiative. The AJP is a partnership of four non-profit organizations: The Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI-USA), The Farmworker Support Committee (CATA), Florida Organic Growers (FOG), and the Northeastern Organic Farming Association (NOFA).

The label is governed by three collaborative committees made up of representatives from different food system stakeholder groups:

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