Florida Trend
Get FREE Business News Updates

NAVIGATION

February 9, 2016

Agriculture

SAFE Farms

| 3/1/2006

Workers sort tomatoes at a Palmetto packinghouse.
The Redlands Christian Migrant Association and the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association have established an independent organization that aims to encourage fruit and vegetable growers to follow an established employer code of conduct. The non-profit Socially Accountable Farm Employers (SAFE) organization will provide independent certification of companies that adhere to general employment practices and specific issues such as forced labor, child labor, discrimination, wages and benefits, employment records, workplace safety and housing. SAFE hopes to begin certifying growers by the end of the year.

On the web: www.safeagemployer.org

Tags: Agriculture

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single digital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Super Bowl 50's coin is made  in central Florida
Super Bowl 50's coin is made  in central Florida

Watch the process at 1700 degrees as the Highland Mint, located in Melbourne, manufactures the official NFL commemorative flip coin that was used in Super Bowl 50.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

Putting your consumer hat on, do you anticipate spending more this year than in 2015?

  • Yes, more.
  • Maybe, am still being cautious
  • No, on consumer goods, am going to spend less

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe