Social Justice Labeling from Seed to Table
"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 seed to table. Our approach is holistic; we ensure fair treatment of workers, fair pricing for farmers, and fair business practices. FJC is designed for all agricultural production systems, fiber and cosmetics as well as food.News and Updates:
AJP Publishes Updated Policy Manual:
We have made changes to our policies on labeling, requirements for certifiers and others. Click here to download our new Policy Manual.
The Domestic Fair Trade Association is Hiring! For more information, click here.
Revisions to Standards from June-July Comment Period Posted:
Thank you to everyone who submitted comments during our previous public comment period! We have compiled your comments, made changes to the standards and posted our responses on our standards page. Click here for more information.
Stakeholder Driven Labeling: Our PartnersThe 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:Proud Members of the Domestic Fair Trade Association