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.
An open letter to congress signed by 54 organizations calls for stimulus funding for small farms and farm workers in response to COVID-19.
Honor farmworkers during National Farmworker Awareness Week by learning about the work of these 18 organizations supporting farmworkers’ rights and wellbeing.
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.
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.
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.
Seed-corn workers brought a first of its kind class action suit against seed giant Monsanto for violations to two federal labor laws the day after the release of a two-year investigation into labor violations in the seed-corn industry.