Posts Tagged ‘farm labor’

A Successful Cherry Farmer’s Toughest Challenge (video)

A Successful Cherry Farmer’s Toughest Challenge (video)

A large cherry grower discusses the changing nature of his business.

Coming Next: Cherries

Coming Next: Cherries

Next week, we visit a large cherry farm in The Dalles; learn how to make bone-marrow, smoked cherry ice cream.

Focus on the Farm Worker: Toward a Sustainable World (video)

Focus on the Farm Worker: Toward a Sustainable World (video)

In this final segment, Larry Kleinman eloquently speaks to the fundamental goal necessary to create a truly sustainable society.

Focus on the Farm Worker: Unions are Necessary (video)

Focus on the Farm Worker: Unions are Necessary (video)

Part 5: Larry Kleinman shares his personal knowledge of what farm workers face, the ongoing struggle to gain workplace rights, and why unions are necessary.

Focus on the Farm Worker: Take Our Jobs (video)

Focus on the Farm Worker: Take Our Jobs (video)

As the national unemployment rate continues to hover around 10%, with 15 million people out of work, few Americans seem interested in farm worker jobs. In this segment, Larry Kleinman decries the notion that immigrants, and undocumented farm workers that comprise most of the farm labor force, are taking away desired jobs from U.S. citizens. […]