Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Do Consumers Care About Farmworkers?

A great question was posed in an article today on immigrant farmworkers and New York’s local food market. Aurora Almendral, the reporter, asked a farmer who she interviewed, “Why do you think it is that consumers seem so much more … Continue reading

Posted in AFOP, Children in the Fields Campaign, Health & Safety Programs | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Dates Matter

As you prepare for your Thanksgiving dinner, I ask that you take a moment to reflect on how the food got to your table. Our country’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers are responsible for much of the wonderful bounty you will … Continue reading

Posted in AFOP | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Thanksgiving 2010: Marking the 50th Anniversary of Harvest of Shame

This Thanksgiving Day marks the 50th Anniversary of Edward Murrow’s haunting documentary Harvest of Shame. For the first time, Americans across the country were literally and visually digesting the fruits and vegetables of an unjust labor system. Murrow’s images captured … Continue reading

Posted in AFOP, Children in the Fields Campaign | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,