Farms: It's a Whitewash
are from Watsonville, California, where the Strawberry Workers Campaign
industry is the state's biggest user of pesticides,
applying about 7 million pounds of chemicals
Strawberry picker mural in Watsonville, CA
Farmworker mural in Watsonville, CA
Workers' housing in the pesticide laden fields.
Workers housing in the fields.
Strawberries ready to ship out.
These images are from the April,
1997 March on Watsonville. 20,000 people attended the march in support
of Strawberry Workers.
These images are from
a rally in Watsonville in support of the Strawberry Workers.
Eight people were arrested for demanding
improved conditions for the workers.
The unionization campaign
in the fields
around Watsonville - UFW workers visiting people's homes.
The artist in the fields
of Watsonville, California. Strawberry
fields in California are covered with pesticides at a rate
300 pounds per acre, more than for any other crop in the state.
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