Category Archive for: ‘Farm Labor’

  • A local visionary!

    Utne Reader recently named Ramón Ramírez, of the Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworkers Union (PCUN), as one of “50 Visionaries who are changing your world.” From Utne: Ramón Ramírez knew that Spanish-language radio stations were instrumental in reaching and mobilizing Latino immigrants. So when his union bought […]

    Read More →  
  • Adding chairs to the table

    The panelists involved in last night’s inaugural food labor event offered us sobering perspectives on agricultural workers, as well as hopeful and heartfelt encouragement to continue advocating about these issues. Food labor is an issue that should be important to all eaters, but it is […]

    Read More →  
  • The People Who Feed Us: Local, Small-Farm Labor

    Last week, we mentioned the exciting progress being made in this country to bring about a broader awareness of food issues. But despite the increase in press and the New York Times’ coverage of food politics, food labor (both as a subject and a population) […]

    Read More →  
Page 2 of 2«12