New on the Podcast: Suzanne Adely, Sonia Singh Discuss Food Workers’ Rights

Suzanne Adely and Sonia Singh explain how the COVID-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter movement are exposing food workers’ rights abuses. They discuss the protections food workers urgently need.

Climate Change Threatens American Workers’ Health, Report Says

A recent report details the devastating effects of climate change on the health and safety of American workers.

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.

At High Risk for COVID-19, Immokalee Farmworkers Demand Health Care Protections From the State of Florida

Farmworkers in Immokalee, Florida, have been deemed essential during COVID-19, but are still forced to live and work in close quarters without basic health care. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers is calling on Gov. DeSantis to fix this.

In Immokalee, Food Provides A Platform for Future Professionals

Yvelande Astreide, Office Manager of Taste of Immokalee, talks about the reverberation effects of the entrepreneurship program: professional development for high school students and community support for farmers.

In Wine Country, Agricultural Communities Measure Wildfire Tolls

Recent unprecedented wildfires in California wine country, where agriculture and tourism are key industries, have brought uncertainty for winemakers, farmers, laborers, and communities trying to assess damage and rebuild.

Students Launch Nationwide Rolling Fast for Farmworker Justice in Columbus, Ohio

Nineteen students affiliated with Ohio State Student/Farmworker Alliance (SFA) and Real Food OSU fasted for seven days in March to urge the administration of Ohio State University (OSU) to cut their contract with Wendy’s. The fast was a response to…