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Se ve, se siente, la union esta presente! Hundreds of farm workers and ufw supporters are holding a human billboard in front of the Kern County Superior Courthouse where farm workers are rallying to protect farm worker voting rights.

Se ve, se siente, la union esta presente! Hundreds...

Rally to protect farm worker voting rights

Rally to protect farm worker voting rights

Israel has been working as a farm worker in Mendota CA for the last 18 years. Despite his experience as a pesticides sprayer he only earns .50 cents above the minimum wage. After all this time he is also concerned about the long term effects to his health and body. #WeFeedYou

Israel ha trabajado como esprayador en Mendota CA durante los últimos 18 años. A pesar de su experiencia como rociador de pesticidas, sólo gana 50 centavos por encima del salario mínimo. Después de todo este tiempo, también le preocupan los efectos a largo plazo en su salud y su cuerpo. #SoyEsencial

Israel has been working as a farm worker in Mendot...

Another day , another snake near the fields in Mendota CA. The dry summer weather has brought out more than usual number of garden snakes. Farm workers try to move them quietly and quickly so they can go on with their picking of the fruit. #WeFeedYou

Otro día, otra serpiente cerca de los campos en Mendota CA. El clima seco del verano ha provocado un número mayor de serpientes de jardín de lo habitual. Los campesinos intentan moverlos silenciosa y rápidamente para que puedan continuar con la pizca de la fruta. #SoyEsencial

Another day , another snake near the fields in Men...

Farm workers were picking tomato in Mendota CA in 92° weather. There is shade and water at the end of the long rows in this hot, windy and dusty area. #WeFeedYou

Farm workers were picking tomato in Mendota CA in ...

Everyone avoiding the heat from their air conditioned homes and offices: Don't forget the farm workers who feed you, working outside in 100°+ heat. 

Todos evitando el calor de las casas y oficinas con aire acondicionado: no se olvide de los campesinos que lo alimentan, trabajando afuera con un calor de más de 100°. 

#WeFeedYou #SoyEsencial #CALOR 
#weather #heat #california #florida #arizona #texas

Everyone avoiding the heat from their air conditio...

Farm workers have to deal with hot & windy conditions on a regular basis near Firebaugh CA. On this day they also had to be wary of the snakes. While usually not venmous they still startle workers and cause a bit of excitement in the fields. #WeFeedYou

Los campesino tienen que lidiar con condiciones de calor y viento regularmente cerca de Firebaugh CA. Ese día también debían tener cuidado con las serpientes. Aunque normalmente no son venenosos, asustan a los trabajadores y causan un poco de entusiasmo en los campos. #Soy Esencial

Farm workers have to deal with hot & windy conditi...

Dayneris shared this video of the chile planting on Oxnard CA. Some of the work is done by the machine but humans are still needed to trail the machine to fill the gaps where the machine missed. It requires a lot of walking and bending during the day. #WeFeedYou

Dayneris compartió este video de la siembra de chile en Oxnard CA. Parte del trabajo lo realiza la máquina, pero aún se necesitan humanos para seguirla y llenar donde la maquino no las puso bien. Requiere caminar mucho y agacharse durante el día. #SoyEsencial

Dayneris shared this video of the chile planting o...

The 2024 tomato harvest is ready to begin near Mendota CA. Farm workers pick these tomatoes green so that can ripen as they make their way to the warehouse, refrigerators and markets. The temp was 92 and Mendota was under an excessive heat watch on this day. #WeFeedYou

La cosecha de tomates de 2024 está lista para comenzar cerca de Mendota CA. Los campesinos pizcan estos tomates verdes para que puedan madurar mientras se dirigen al almacén, los refrigeradores y los mercados. La temperatura era 92 y Mendota estaba bajo vigilancia de calor excesivo ese día. #SoyEsencial

The 2024 tomato harvest is ready to begin near Men...

Martin is working in the leeks in Moorpark CA. He picks then uses a sharp blade to cut the leeks to fit in the boxes that will be loaded and taken to the packing house. Each box can weight 80 pounds and a good field can yield 1500 boxes. #WeFeedYou

Martin está trabajando en los puerros en Moorpark CA. Pizca los puerros y luego corta con una cuchilla afilada para que quepan en las cajas que se cargarán y llevarán a la empacadora. Cada caja puede pesar 80 libras y en un buen campo se pueden producir 1500 cajas. #SoyEsencial

Martin is working in the leeks in Moorpark CA. He ...

Beny shared this video from Mabton WA showing how farm workers are installing twine for the hops vines to grow up on. #WeFeedYou

Beny compartió este video de Mabton WA que muestra cómo los campesinos están instalando cordeles para que crezcan las enredaderas de lúpulo.  #SoyEsencial

Beny shared this video from Mabton WA showing how ...

Martin shared this vid from Fairfield CA where he's removing the suckers from the grapevines. This ensures no energy and nutrients are wasted. Workers must cover their mouths as they work as the leaves have a lot of dust and chemicals. #WeFeedYou

Martin compartió este video de Fairfield CA donde está quitando los retoños de las viñas.  Esto garantiza que no se desperdicien energía ni nutrientes.  Los trabajadores deben cubrirse la boca mientras trabajan ya que las hojas tienen mucho polvo y químicos.  #SoyEsencial

Martin shared this vid from Fairfield CA where he'...

Martin shared this vid from Fairfield CA where he's removing the suckers from the grapevines. This ensures no energy and nutrients are wasted. Workers must cover their mouths as they work as the leaves have a lot of dust and chemicals. #WeFeedYou

Martin compartió este video de Fairfield CA donde está quitando los retoños de las viñas.  Esto garantiza que no se desperdicien energía ni nutrientes.  Los trabajadores deben cubrirse la boca mientras trabajan ya que las hojas tienen mucho polvo y químicos.  #SoyEsencial

Martin shared this vid from Fairfield CA where he'...

Farm workers in Atwater CA are starting their day of planting sweet potatoes. They earn minimum wage, working no more than 40 hours a week, making it difficult to support thier families. #WeFeedYou

Los campesinos en Atwater CA están comenzando su día plantando camotes. Ganan un salario mínimo y no trabajan más de 40 horas a la semana, lo que dificulta el sustento de sus familias.#SoyEsencial

Farm workers in Atwater CA are starting their day ...

Juanita's worked at Scheid Vineyards for 17 yrs. Here she's thinning grape vines to ensure a good crop. She's pleased w/her UFW contract provides her family medical, dental & vision insurance 100% paid by company,  8 paid holidays, retirement plan, good pay & bonuses. #WeFeedYou

Juanita ha trabajado en Scheid Vineyards durante 17 años.  Aquí está podando viñas para asegurar una buena cosecha.  Está satisfecha con su contrato de la UFW que le proporciona a su familia seguro médico, dental y de visión 100% pagado por la empresa, 8 días festivos pagados, plan de retiro, buen salario y bonificaciones.  #SoyEsencial

Juanita's worked at Scheid Vineyards for 17 yrs. H...

Ruben shared this video from Prosser WA where his crew is doing the hard work of weeding and cleaning the brush around blueberry plants. #WeFeedYou

Ruben shared this video from Prosser WA where his ...

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