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.
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.
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.
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.
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…