Articles from April 2012



Seeing Red: Paperback Edition of Tomatoland Hits the Shelves. Plus!!!! PoliticsofthePlate Exclusive. A Link to a FREE Excerpt.

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How to do Your Part to End Labor Abuses of Farmworkers

Every time I talk to groups about the plight of tomato workers—exposure to toxic chemicals, below-poverty wages and, all too frequently, abject slavery—someone comes up to me and says, “This is horrific, but what can I, do? I have had no simple answer, until now. The award-winning indie filmmaker Sanjay Rawal and his small crew [...]