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Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: The True Cost of our Produce

Today's pickers - migrant farm workers picking produce across the country - are Mexican immigrants,... (more)

Gloria Dawson
July 19, 2013
Has Industrial Meat Changed?

Chances are if you learned about gestation crates or antibiotic use in industrially raised animals... (more)

Gloria Dawson
July 19, 2013
In the Wake of Indonesia’s Fires, Criticism of the Palm Oil Industry...

When we last checked in on the palm oil industry, it was busy planning to... (more)

Rebecca Flint Marx
July 12, 2013
3 Questions About the Zombie Farm Bill

Here are some questions (and answers) about our about-to-be "undead" Farm Bill.

Rebecca Flint Marx
July 3, 2013
Palm Oil: It’s in Your Oreos, Killing Your Rainforests

When most people think about palm oil, if they think about it at all, they... (more)

Rebecca Flint Marx
July 1, 2013
Wind Farms Stir Up a Cyclone of Controversy

Way down under in Tasmania, a bitter wind is blowing around a proposal to build... (more)

Rebecca Flint Marx
June 26, 2013
Obama’s Climate Change Speech: What It Means for Farmers

This afternoon President Barack Obama unequivocally put carbon pollution on notice. What does this mean... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
June 25, 2013
Rape in the Fields

Female workers face rape, harassment in U.S. agriculture industry

Bernice Yeung and Grace Rubenstein, The Center for Investigative Reporting
June 25, 2013
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