When discussing farm labor, some complex issues come to the table: the history of the labor movement, immigration, fair wages for farm workers, fair prices for farmers... This week’s episode of The Farm Report offers context to these issues with two guests from different big agricultural states. Bryan Little, the Director of Employment Policy for the California Farm Bureau Federation, and Elizabeth Henderson, an organic farmer and Board member for NOFA-NY, both contribute to the conversation.
"Seventeen percent of the people who work in this country work in food system jobs, and the jobs at the bottom are filled by people of color and women, and they're not making enough money to buy decent food for themselves." – Elizabeth Henderson