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Chinese Farmers Battle for Wages Amid Glamour of Silicon Valley

Chinese Farmers Battle for Wages Amid Glamour of Silicon Valley

by Jamilah King on February 28 2013, 9:15AM

When most people think about Silicon Valley, they don’t think about farmers. Agricultural work seems almost like the antithesis of the Googles and Apples of the world. But a new piece published by Hyphen Magazine exposes the hardships faced by…

Topics: /NOW

The New and Improved 'God Made a Farmer' Ads

The New and Improved ‘God Made a Farmer’ Ads

by Jorge Rivas on February 6 2013, 3:32PM

“We saw Dodge’s ‘God Made A Farmer’ ad and we thought it didn’t reflect the whole picture. So we gave it a bit of a fix,” reads the description for the video uploaded to the Brave New Foundation’s YouTube channel. The video…

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Latino Farmers Breaking Barriers in Midwest

Latino Farmers Breaking Barriers in Midwest

by Jorge Rivas on February 5 2013, 1:22PM

PRI’s “The World” reporter Anna Boiko-Weyrauch reports on a new U.S. government project is supporting immigrant farmers.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Here's What the Super Bowl Farmer Ad Left Out

Here’s What the Super Bowl Farmer Ad Left Out

by Jorge Rivas on February 4 2013, 11:16AM

There is growing ethnic and racial diversity among farm operators nationwide, and the percentage of women operators is up.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

‘The Garden’ Sows Seeds of Struggle

by Debayani Kar on December 26 2009, 12:22PM

The Garden is a warmly portrayed moving documentary film that follows the real-life story of the South Central Farmers Cooperative in Los Angeles. The well-publicized fight of the farmers to maintain control of their land lent itself as an ideal…

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