Category Archive for: ‘Farm Labor’

  • Food reform won’t be won on plates alone

    Late last month, a varied group of writers, scholars, and labor activists gathered in Portland for a panel discussion on labor, food, and immigration policy. Among the panelists were Larry Kleinman, Secretary-Treasurer for PCUN; Mary Mendez, Deputy Director of Enlace; and Paul Apostolidis and Aaron […]

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  • Farming a new future

    Photo: Adelante Mujeres This week, The Oregonian ran a short article about an exciting pilot program taking off in Forest Grove. The new program – which is run by the Hispanic women’s development group Adelante Mujeres –  provides and farm land and training to Latinos […]

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  • Pack the Theater for Food, Inc. Screening

    If you weren’t able to catch the sneak preview screening of Food, Inc. in late April, now is your chance to see the film and to make your ticket price work towards real, local change! On Tuesday, June 23 at 7:00 pm, Cinema 21 will […]

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  • A New Dawn

    On an early Saturday morning, along with a group from Slow Food Portland, I drove down the familiar I-5 corridor to visit a large, local community that few Oregonians have ever considered. It is a community in which 7 languages are regularly spoken, and where […]

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