“Food-supply workers — from farmworkers to grocery store clerks — are risking their lives every day to keep us fed, often in unsafe conditions, and far too often making starvation wages.” @BuzzFeedNews #longreads
An outbreak of the novel coronavirus among farmworkers in California's Salinas Valley spawned a coalition of former adversaries that is racing to safeguard both the workers & the farms where they work. Story by @lizabio for FERN & @UnivisionNews :
The tough work of protecting farmworkers, opposition to state's worship restrictions, and why homelessness is "the real pandemic." Here's what you need to know to start your day:
Dozens of farmworkers staying at a Southern California housing facility for migrant agricultural laborers tested positive for the coronavirus last week.
THANK YOU -- to all the workers in the food industry. The grocery workers. Fast food workers. Farmworkers. Agricultural workers. Delivery drivers. You are not only essential -- you are VALUED.
Grocery store employees and farmworkers are working hard to make sure we have the supplies we need to stay home and safe. Be sure to thank them the next time you see them.
THANK YOU, FARMWORKERS: Mariachis played a festive and moving tribute to hard-working immigrant farmworkers in Oxnard who are risking their safety to feed a nation on lockdown during the #CoronavirusPandemic