Farmers can strengthen their resilience to climate change by savings seeds that are adapted to the environmental conditions of their region.
“If you break the food supply chain, you can imagine how that would affect supermarket shelves”
“We’re here to teach students, and try to help them prepare for the work force, but also apply what things we know to try to make the world a better place”
As farmers struggle in the midst of a global pandemic, consumers must take steps to support the those who produce the food we value and serve the health of local communities.
“If part of what comes from this is that we realize all the people who are handling the food from the beginning on the farm to the end of the chain are really vital. We need to treat them better, pay them better, give them benefits.”
Honor farmworkers during National Farmworker Awareness Week by learning about the work of these 18 organizations supporting farmworkers’ rights and wellbeing.