The goal of this campaign is to get 500 chef signatures on a comment letter to EPA regarding the proposed revisions to the Worker Protection Standard for agricultural pesticides. Can you help us get there by April 17?
WHAT YOU CAN DO
- First, sign the letter.
- Forward this webpage with a personal note to the chefs in your community we may have missed.
- Spread the word by tweeting the letter to your followers and sharing on Facebook!
SAMPLE TWEETS – USE #ieaticare
Chefs care about the people who harvest our food. Sign the letter today! #ieaticare bit.ly/iEatiCare
Why would @EPA allow kids to work with pesticides? #ieaticare bit.ly/iEatiCare
Celebrating Farmworker Awareness week. Join me & sign this critical letter to protect farmworker kids from pesticides. bit.ly/iEatiCare #ieaticare
SAMPLE FACEBOOK POSTS
Note: All posts should tag @Chefs Collaborative and @Farmworker Awareness Week so they can be tracked. Also, all posts should include an image (pull images from here)
Teaming up with @Chefs Collaborative to speak up for farmworker kids during @Farmworker Awareness Week! Join me & sign the letter! bit.ly/iEatiCare
The people who harvest food for our tables should not be poisoned by pesticides on the job. That’s why I’m signing this letter with @Chefs Collaborative during @Farmworker Awareness Week. bit.ly/iEatiCare
Did you know that kids as young as 10 can legally work in agriculture jobs in the US? Pesticides are one of many reasons this work is so hazardous. Join me & @Chefs Collaborative and make a difference during @Farmworker Awareness Week. bit.ly/iEatiCare
I don’t want hazardous pesticides on my food, or on the people who harvest it. That’s why I’m speaking up with @Chefs Collaborative for @Farmworker Awareness Week. You can too! bit.ly/iEatiCare
Does this look like a job for kids?? Pesticides make farm work very hazardous for youth. Join me & @Chefs Collaborative and make a difference during @Farmworker Awareness Week. bit.ly/iEatiCare