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Getting Started

Getting Started

If you’re new to the toolkit, here are some of our most popular resources to get you going.

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Standards of Fairness
Learn what’s in the AJP's Food Justice Certification standards, a gold standard for fair labor and fair trade practices. The rest of the toolkit will help you implement the practices and policies they describe.
Farm Employee Handbook
Our model handbook for farm employees is our most popular resource, helping you communicate your policies, commitments, and expectations to your employees.
Health & Safety Plan
FJC standards require employers to have a plan to address safety hazards in the workplace and train employees in that plan.
Living Wages
How much does a person need to earn to live a life of basic dignity? Resources for calculating a living wage.
Healthy Relationships
Some of our favorite resources to help you re-imagine relationships on and around the farm.