The Hands that Feed Us: Challenges and Opportunities for Workers Along the Food Chain
Food Chain Workers Alliance | 06.06.12
An overview of food systems workers along the food chain including wages, working conditions, and opportunities for consumer and policy interventions.
The Green Paper: A Community Vision for Environmentally and Economically Sustainable Development
Center for Race Poverty and the Environment | 01.01.11
CRPE worked with grassroots leaders from low-income, rural communities in the Valley to develop their vision of the green economy and proactive strategy to achieve the vision.
Green Jobs in a Sustainable Food System
Green for All | 01.01.11
Identifies opportunities to transform jobs in the food system and enhance environmental and economic equity outcomes in the future.
Food Workers – Food Justice: Linking food, labor and immigrant rights
Food First | 07.01.10
Provides an overview of job quality, wages and worker well-being in the food system, which accounts for 17% of all U.S. jobs.
Hunger in the Fields: Food Insecurity Among Farmworkers in Fresno County
Wirth, Cathy. California Institute for Rural Studies. | 01.01.07
Finds that roughly 45 percent of 454 farmworkers in Fresno County lack access to adequate and nutritious food.
Blood, Sweat, and Fear: Workers’ Rights in the U.S. Meat and Poultry Plants
Human Rights Watch | 01.25.05
In the Strawberry Fields
Schlosser, E. Atlantic Monthly | 11.01.95
Seminal case study of both the dependence on an imported peasantry that characterizes much of American agriculture and the destructive consequences of a deliberate low-wage economy.