AJP has put together a toolkit and a list of resources to help farmers adjust their labor policies, develop documentation and learn how to comply with the AJP standards. You can download these tools one at a time, or click the "Full Toolkit" button to download them all at once.Resources to Download
1. Steps to Certification
A document outlining each step in the certificaiton process. This information can also be viewed online by clicking here.
2. See the Certified Entities and Certification Section of AJP Policy Manual. This section will answer many of your questions about the details of AJP certification such as our labeling requirements, involvement of worker organizations, and others. You may want to print this to keep as a resource.
3. Hiring Labor
This section of our toolkit covers necessary documentation, sample policies and contracts and self assessment checklists for farms who have hired labor.
4. Interns and Apprentices
This section of our toolkit includes samples of exemplary intern agreements and learning contracts.
5. Getting a Good Price
This section includes resources for calculating cost of production, templates for farmers as sellers, and self assessment checklist for fair negotiation process.
6. Handout for employees on their rights in the AJP Program
Download this document and print it out for your employees if you are applying for AJP certification. This is required in the AJP standards. This document explains to your employees what the standards cover, and how to access the AJP complaints and appeals process.