farmers market

5:08pm

Wed March 26, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Migrant workers and nutrition: working in "The Garden," but not eating from it

Photo from the Institute for Social and Economic Development

The Central Valley, a large swatch of California between the coast and the Sierra mountains, was until recently, in a state of emergency. The region was in a long drought. The recession didn’t help. People were hungry.

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5:05pm

Wed July 17, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Tech startups give power back to the family farm

"Dan the egg man" aka Dan Martin.
Mary Willis

Even here in the local-food loving Bay Area, most food isn’t ‘farm to table.’ It’s farm to processor to distributor to wholesaler to retailer to the consumer, before hitting the dining table.

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