SBC LULAC writes that the threat posed by the coronavirus is exacerbated for the farmworker community.
“The Farm Workforce Modernization Act is a critical, bipartisan step forward for both our farmers and farmworkers,” Congressman Jimmy Panetta said.
AB 1783, introduced by Assemblyman Robert Rivas, is expected to streamline the process to build farmworker housing on agricultural land.
Aromas farm awarded $5,000 to support sustainable agriculture practices.
"We must ensure that California's farmworkers and their children have the chance at a better life, and a brighter future," Rivas said.
"This bill provides these men and women with a way to earn their citizenship by contributing to our agriculture and our communities," Panetta said.
The tour of San Benito County organic farming operations was organized by EcoFarm, a conference held in Monterey every year.
After years of building her business, Maria Inez Catalán faces hurdles head-on as she pledges to bounce back from Lovers Lane flooding
Rural communities work to keep their identity and quality of life, while building economic strength
The Pajaro Compass Network launched this Thursday morning with a workshop aimed at connecting community members with like-minded peers and potential sources of funding. The PCN also debuted their new interactive web tools at the event.
Sacred Heart Parish School preschool students get a hands-on lesson in life science
L+G LLP Attorneys at Law works with grower-shippers to handle potential product recalls and lawsuits
New vegetable processing facility will increase employment in San Benito County
Local pig farmer sells premium Kurobuta pork to chefs and resorts throughout California.
Small raw milk goat dairy gets certified after long struggle