With little to no protection from their employers or the state during the pandemic, a mother-daughter community health worker duo has helped launch and lead vaccination events.
In an industry benefiting white farmers, Tierra Fértil roots a growing Latino community in Henderson County, N.C.
In a county with high rates of food insecurity, longtime residents are working to fill the gaps.
Before it took over Southern landscapes, the invasive vine was once called the “savior of the South.” Artists, designers, and chefs are trying to render it…
Southern communities have some of the highest levels of food insecurity, and it’s been worsening during the pandemic. Churches often fill in the gaps.
‘Treated as expendable’: Migrant farmworkers fall through gaps in the rural South’s patchwork health system
The health care system and workplace safety regulations weren’t set up to help the people who harvest our food. The pandemic has only deepened the problem.
The Ecology of a Cracker Childhood author talks the pandemic, climate change, and why we need to fall in love with our places.