The History of Migrant Farmworkers
In a previous newsletter, we talked about our commitment to Racial Justice and our ongoing internal Racial Justice trainings led by Dr. Martha Ramos-Duffer and Paula X. Rojas. Last month, we delved into what it meant to be an ally in our community and our local food system.
This experience led us to a topic that is often ignored in our local food system: migrant farm workers. This article will provide space to challenge ourselves to think beyond the familiar sustainable food narrative (ie. market to plate to mouth) to a more complex history of agriculture in Texas and the often invisible labor that goes into providing Texans with organic produce. Continue on to our blog for the first in this two part series about migrant farmworkers in Texas.
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