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KQED’s Forum: Farm Labor Conditions

KQED’s Forum: Farm Labor Conditions

| April 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

A new report by the United Farm Workers and food service company Bon Appetit Management asserts that health and safety protections for U.S. farmworkers are inadequate and rarely enforced.

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Cesar Chavez Day at Berkeley Farmers’ Market

Cesar Chavez Day at Berkeley Farmers’ Market

Happy Spring! Yesterday the Berkeley Farmers’ Market was awash in tender greens, including that rock star of spring, asparagus…just in time for Passover dinners and Easter brunch. From now through mid-April, Berkeley’s Ecology Center is honoring the life of Cesar Chavez, whose work as an activist and organizer within the farmworker communities of California (and beyond) made a difference in so many lives.

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