Farmworkers Risk Smoke, Heat, And COVID-19 As California Burns | KALW

Farmworkers Risk Smoke, Heat, And COVID-19 As California Burns

Sep 10, 2020

From Santa Rosa to Salinas, farmworkers are harvesting as California burns. Workers are risking heat, smoke, and COVID-19 to pick grapes and harvest strawberries. Activists worry that 2020’s historic combination of disasters is also fueling labor abuses.

"Farmworkers can't afford food that they pick for the rest of us."

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