1. The average life expectancy of a United States farmworker is just 49 years old — 10 years less than the average life expectancy in Haiti or in Ghana!
2. Organic food isn’t necessarily better for farmworkers — while it is grown with fewer pesticides, the tendency towards seasonal labor in organic farming makes it harder for farm workers to organize, and means …. [Read more]
Five things you didn’t know about farmworkers: Post on Duke Dems Blog
May 26th, 2011 | Uncategorized |