Farmworkers suffer from the highest rate of toxic chemical injuries and skin disorders of any workers in the country, as well as significant rates of eye injuries.
There are many great documentaries and dramatic films that can help you learn or teach about about the complex issues that create injustice in agriculture, as well as the triumphs and challenges farmworkers and advocates face in the fight for justice. Here are a few:
Harvest of Dignity is a new, original documentary created in 2011 by SAF, the Farmworker Advocacy Network, and Minnow Media. It focuses on the lives and work of farmworkers in North Carolina, providing an in-depth portrait of the people who harvest our food today.