Listen to part 1 of a 12-part podcast to learn how farmworkers’ rights have evolved from 1930 to the present. This series of podcasts is titled “Beyond the Furrows” and discusses farm workers’ issues, including wage theft, labor trafficking, access to health care, problems with immigration status, and more.
Where does your produce come from? Have you ever searched the internet to learn more about the commercial farming operations represented in a large grocery store?
If immigration laws are restructured in the future to make it easier or more
difficult for farm workers to live in our country, how would this affect our
food systems and the US economy?
Undocumented farm workers with no protections are also an essential part of our food chain; how do you think these workers are treated by their employers, and what rights does this population have?