Worker Welfare & Organics: Challenges and Opportunities for a Growing Sector

Themes:
Bilingual / bilingueAgriculture
What:
Panel discussion / panel de discussion
When:
2:00 PM, Friday 2 Nov 2018 (1 hour 30 minutes)
Discussion:
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Justice is a central principle of organic agriculture, and labour is central to the success of organic farms, but how does organic certification contribute to worker welfare? Panelists will share regulatory, farmer, employer, worker and advocacy perspectives about the challenges and opportunities organic certification faces in order to foster good work opportunities and improve labour sustainability.
Participant
Pfenning's Organic Vegetables Inc
Director of HR, Marketing and Operations
Other Participant
Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, UBC
PhD Student, FSC Board Member
Moderator
UBC Farm
Perennial, Biodiversity, and Seed Hub Coordinator
Participant
Radical Action with Migrants in Agriculture
Participant
ADDPD MWR
Participant
Canadian Organic Growers
Executive Secretary, & Chair, OFCM

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