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Did A Slave Grow Your Tomato?

Daniel Klein | Posted 05.27.2012 | Food
Daniel Klein

Cheap food is not really cheap. We made this short film in Immokalee Florida, where a third of the tomatoes in our grocery stores are grown.

Is Our Food Getting Dumbed Down?

Ann Gentry | Posted 11.30.2011 | Food
Ann Gentry

Why, with only weeks left in tomato season, do supermarkets provide mealy, flavorless tomatoes when the juicy, sweet, local variety is still in abundance? Is it because they believe we don't care?

Meatless Monday: Labor Day Pains

Ellen Kanner | Posted 11.05.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

You want to be treated right on the job and you deserve to be. So do the people who grow our food.

Edible Radio Episode 96: Smart Food with Barry Estabrook

Edible | Posted 10.05.2011 | Food
Edible

Smart Food is the Edible Radio podcast hosted by Jane Black. Jane's guest today is Barry Estabrook, journalist and author of Tomatoland: How Modern ...

Writer, Filmmakers Expose Plight Of Migrant Workers

Posted 09.25.2011 | Food

The plight of the migrant farm worker is a sad reality of American agriculture. There are two new recent efforts (one book, one movie) that spotlight ...