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Farm Workers Rights: 6 Food Issues We can’t Ignore

April 22nd, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Have you ever seen those "Thank a Farmer" bumper stickers? They might seem a little bit flip, but at its heart that sentiment is true. We can thank farmers and farm workers for every bit of food on our plates, so it's important to consider farm workers rights when we're shopping for food


Human Rights and Our Food System: Who produces your food?

October 16th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

We tend to focus on how the foods we choose impact the planet, but just as important is how those food choices impact the human rights of food workers. Farm workers are some of the most exploited people on the planet. They perform back-breaking labor for meager pay and often work under dangerous conditions. Our food choices directly impact human rights in so many ways



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