Meet the uninsured immigrants propping up our $800 billion food industry — Fusion


Getty Images, Elena Scotti/FUSIONBAKERSFIELD, CA—After 26 years of waking up at 4 a.m. to stoop, grasp, and shuffle her way through the fields and vineyards of California’s Central Valley, Maria Elena’s body hurts. Her bones ache. Her skin burns. She’s one of the lucky ones. Maria, 51, is among the estimated 2.5 million farmworkers in…

melalui Meet the uninsured immigrants propping up our $800 billion food industry — Fusion

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