Dear Idaho Organization of Resource Councils members and supporters, My name is Irene Ruiz, IORC’s new Executive Director. I am pleased to be able to take on this amazing opportunity with a great organization that has worked towards grassroots organizing … Continued
This story was originally published at Homegrown Stories. In 2020, Marielena Vega met a farmworker with a disturbing story. While he was working in a field one day, he noticed a crop-duster flying close by. When he warned his foreman … Continued
In the summer of 2016, I was talking with a co-worker about my interest in local food procurement and regenerative agriculture and she referred me to IORC, a local grassroots organization working on those very issues. I recall being pretty … Continued
Sustainable Idaho radio show hosts Scott Greeves and Rachel McGovern won two first place awards at the Idaho Press Club Best of 2021 Awards.
Food access is a cornerstone social justice issue of our lifetime. In 2020 IORC organizers Irene Ruiz and Samantha Guerrero helped create The Idaho Immigrant Resource Alliance to bring emergency aid to the Idaho Farmworker and immigrant community. These communities … Continued
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is initiating rulemaking to protect outdoor and indoor workers from hazardous heat exposure. We ask that you voice your support for federal outdoor and indoor hazardous heat exposure standards by clicking here . … Continued