The following podcast is brought to you courtesy of A World of Possibilities and The Mainstream Media Project.
Plenty for some. Poverty for others. On today’s industrial farms, field workers harvest crops that they themselves can’t afford to buy. Join us as we ask how much we’re willing to pay for our food to assure that those who fill our plates are paid enough to eat what they harvest.
David Bacon, Photographer and Migrant Worker Activist
Andrea Hinojosa, Southeast Georgia Communities Project
Francisca Cortes, Coalition of Immokaless Workers
Steven Grover, Vice President of Food Safety, quality insurance and regulatory compliance for Burger King
Maria Ines Catalan, Organic Farmer
(Click on a guest’s name to listen to their full unedited interview.)
Credits: Music in this program: open- “Migrant Worker Blues” by Don Ewell, Chiaroscuro Records; welcome- “A United Earth I” by Alan Stivell and Youssou N’Dour, Putumayo World Music; break 1- “Immigrant” by Ancestor Radio, courtesy of Ancestor Radio; break 2- “Ain’t You Got A Right” by Ray and Candie Carawan, Flying Fish Records; bottom of the hour billboard- “A United Earth I” by Alan Stivell and Youssou N’Dour, Putumayo World Music; insert 1- “Immigrant Man” by Orange, Kattguld/XTC Records; break 3- “Hurt Like Mine” by The Black Keys, Fat Possum Records; close and credits- “Gaucho” by Gustavo Santaolalla, Nonesuch Records. Other Credits: Sound from “Harvest of Shame” courtesy of CBS. Sound from “A Day Without a Mexican” courtesy of Altavista Films. Distribution: WFMT Radio Network, Chicago. Marketing: Creative PR, Los Angeles.
Funding: The W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Duration: 55:00 minutes