A history of immigration, trade and discriminatory economic policies have made U.S. farms dependent on exploitable labor mostly by Latinx immigrants.
Despite decades of policies discouraging Puerto Ricans from farming their lands, local farmers and activists lead the move to reclaim local agriculture in the face of crisis.
In Massachusetts, farmer Meryl LaTronica helps Greenfield Community Farm and Just Roots achieve their mission of making fresh food available to all.
In Sicily, the active volcano that is Mount Etna provides a diverse agricultural catalogue of culinary specialties.
To understand the flavor of our food, three farmers explain how plants affect our animals.