Monday, April 1st, 2013

The work of the farmer not in our tastes of place…

but it should be in our minds. This week is National Farmworker Awareness Week. For more information, check out this brief summary with links and drawings from Grist.org: http://grist.org/food/national-farmworker-awareness-week-highlights-a-dirty-labor-plight/  

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Marching in the face of status

Over spring break I joined the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in the last legs of their celebration of the New Day for farm workers, the 200-mile March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food. According to their website: The CIW is a community-based organization of mainly Latino, Mayan Indian and Haitian immigrants working in low-wage jobs […]