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Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Latinos as Consumers and Producers of Organic Food

By Jose Gonzalez, NewsTaco What comes to mind with the mention of  “organic” food? How about in combination with the term “Latino”? As organic food continues to be a growing presence in the marketplace and conservation dialogue, Latinos have the opportunity to continue to increase their presence in the issue as both consumers and producers

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Georgia Sees Immigrant Farm Workers Aren’t So Replaceable

The state-run program in Georgia that puts the probation population to work in farms to make up for the shortage of farm laborers in the wake of an anti-immigrant law passed by the state is not yielding...

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Govt Leaves Latino Farmers Hanging

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently settled a discrimination lawsuit alleging that the government didn’t award loans and other federal benefits to minority farmers since the 1960s. The New York Times reports that the suit included Latino, black and...