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Agriculture

Everyone is talking about water: Listen to the experts and join the conversation on Aug. 27

On Saturday, Aug. 27, the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas will host an evening forum on California's water. The free event will feature water experts talking about rivers, oceans, and the water under our very feet

A farmworkers' polling place set-up in a field (Sept. 1975). Photos courtesy of Mimi Plumb.

Democracy In The Fields: A Project Honoring California’s Farmworkers and the Newfound Freedoms They Reaped in 1975

In September1975, free elections altered California's agricultural landscape. On Sunday, April 3, the National Steinbeck Center will host the unveiling of "Democracy in the Fields," a project dedicated to this momentous event and the lives it transformed