Farm Workers Are Facing Two Crises as Wildfires Burn in the West

On the latest episode of the podcast, featuring conversations with Baldemar Velásquez of FLOC, Teresa Romero of the UFW, and Sonia Singh and Suzanne Adely of the Food Chain Workers Alliance, focuses on farm workers, climate change, and protections for essential workers.

Second Helping Pilot Program Tests Potential for Domestic App-Based Farm Labor

The Second Helping pilot program by the World Wildlife Fund looks to connect food banks to farm surplus with the help of a new gig-labor force.

New on the Podcast: The Future of Food Policy Has Big Implications for the Environment

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” learn about Kamala Harris on dietary guidelines and the implications of food policy. And hear from Ted Nordhaus of the Breakthrough Institute, Tom Philpott, author of Perilous Bounty, and Luis Guardia of FRAC.

Health of U.S. Farm Workers During COVID-19

COVID-19 is exacerbating challenges faced by farmworkers. The National Center for Farmworkers Health and other healthcare centers are trying to help them stay safe.

Over 50 Organizations Urge Congress to Prioritize Small, Mid-Sized Farms for COVID-19 Relief

An open letter to congress signed by 54 organizations calls for stimulus funding for small farms and farm workers in response to COVID-19.

18 Organizations to Support During National Farmworker Awareness Week

Honor farmworkers during National Farmworker Awareness Week by learning about the work of these 18 organizations supporting farmworkers’ rights and wellbeing.

Food Workers Are On The Front Line In The Fight Against COVID-19, Says Patel

Dani Nierenberg talks with Raj Patel, Research Professor in the Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, about the impact of COVID-19 on food and farm workers.

Opinion | The Wrong Conversation about Trump’s Tariffs

Rather than focusing on how large corporate entities attempt to minimize tariff costs, our attention must be on how we restore democratic accountability to economic policymaking, especially when it concerns the social and ecological sustainability of food systems.

2018 San Diego Food Tank Summit: Farming for A Better Food System Panel

Farmers talk labor, climate, change, and new agricultural ideas from young people in the 2018 San Diego Food Tank Summit “Farming for a Better Food System” panel.

Fighting for Farm Workers’ Rights, “Boycotts Always Work”

On Food Talk, FLOC founder and President Baldemar Velasquez tells how migrant farm workers surmount harsh conditions as a union of families.