There is an estimated two to three million farmworkers who are employed throughout the United States. Their labor brings the nation fruit, vegetables, and other crops.
COVID-19 has exacerbated the already marginalized and substandard conditions farmworkers face, not even to mention the myriad of health and other issues they may be experiencing.
Farmworker Justice, “a nonprofit organization that seeks to empower migrant and seasonal farmers to improve their living and working conditions, immigration status, health, occupational safety, and access to justice”, has extraordinary resources and information that will be featured here on the Texas AgrAbility Blog.
One recent post, speaks of the COVID-19 policy decisions and the risk to farmworkers. For more information click here