What do Victoria's Secret sales associates have in common with the Ford factory workers? More than meets Christmas shoppers' eyes when they survey the scantily clad mannequins in the Michigan Ave. shop window.
It's hard to believe that anyone's vision of sustainable food wouldn't include the people who grow it, but farmworkers, like slaughterhouse workers and others, are mostly hidden from view, an externality in industry's crush to keep prices artificially low.
Chipotle, has just announced the creation of a nonprofit foundation targeted at increasing the amount of sustainable farming practiced by American farmers. They're the only U.S. fast food chain committed to organic and local produce.