To break the corporate grip on our food, we need to stop looking to fields far away and look closer to home.
From Slab City to the Gran Plaza, residents ”eke by” in the shadows of California agribusiness.
California agriculture will have no silver bullets in a fight to survive global warming.
The influx of migrant agricultural workers brought to the U.S. on temporary visas means increased competition for resident laborers – and less bargaining power.
Many migrant workers in California on H-2A temporary agricultural visas are forced to contend with unsafe working conditions, wage theft and other labor law violations.