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Video: The Price of a 'Cheap' Tomato from Immokalee, Florida

Daniel Klein 13 comments

This short film was made in Immokalee, Florida, where one-third of the tomatoes in our grocery stores are grown. The Perennial Plate spent a day with Lupe Gonzalo, a tomato picker and organizer for CIW (Coalition of Immokalee Workers). The Coalition is fighting to change the way our country's tomato laborers are treated. More

Serious Reads: Tomatoland, by Barry Estabrook

Serious Reads Leah Douglas 6 comments

After years of research into this industry and the lives of those who suffer for our favorite summer crop, Estabrook recently published Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit. The title certainly doesn't mince words, and Estabrook provides a compelling narrative to match his dramatic introduction. More

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