Food Justice = Food for All + Worker Justice

Knowing the produce is grown with biodynamic practices is the most important thing to me. I also like to know my farmers are happy and are being paid reasonably.”
— CSA member, 2013

Winter Green Farm is committed to the principle of food justice. Our efforts to cultivate a more just food system through farming includes efforts to make our quality produce available to persons of all socioeconomic levels, as well as to pay our workers a fair wage while creating a working atmosphere of mutual respect, learning, and community at our farm.

Food for All

Access to good food is the birthright of every human being. Good food is food grown in living soil, rich in the life-giving forces of nature, with the ability to deeply nourish and support people in actualizing their potential.

As farmers for a more just and beautiful world, it is our aim to make our quality produce more widely available to people of all income levels by:

  • Offering payment plans for our CSA memberships.
  • Providing limited financial assistance for those who qualify for SNAP or free school meals.
  • Accepting SNAP for CSA shares and at our farmers market stands.
  • Donating CSA boxes to the Womenspace and tons of produce each year to FOOD for Lane County.

Worker Justice

It is our aim, also, to pay a fair wage to our workers at Winter Green Farm. Every person deserves to receive decent compensation in exchange for expressing their talents and gifts in the world.

Winter Green is committed to ensuring our workers are welcomed as important members of our farm community. We not only provide safe and fair working conditions by abiding by labor law, but we try to tailor each worker's experience so that their work life is meaningful and fulfilling. We often hear that working at Winter Green is "the best job I've ever had."

If you are interested in joining our team at Winter Green Farm, check out our employment page.