It goes without question that farm workers are among the most essential workers, not only in California but in the United States as a whole. Because of their continued labor during this time, Americans have not gone without the groceries they’re accustomed to. Crops have still been planted, tended, and harvested so that all can enjoy their daily meals. But at what—or whose—cost?
Author: Audra Heinrichs
Audra Heinrichs is a New York City-based writer, digital organizer and former staffer on Senator Bernie Sanders’ 2020 campaign for president. A contributor to publications like Teen Vogue, Supermajority News and Mission magazine, she specializes in features about social justice, progressive politics and grassroots movements led by—and for—the most marginalized people worldwide.