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.
October 7, 2020
The Ecology of a Cracker Childhood author talks the pandemic, climate change, and why we need to fall in love with our places.
September 21, 2020
Emails obtained by Facing South reveal that as workers and community advocates begged for the closure of poultry plants, government and company officials worked closely to present a united front — and keep them open.
August 21, 2020
Farmers, activists and city planners nationwide are pivoting in light of the pandemic’s impact on food access. In Mississippi, that also means restoring a fraught connection with land.
August 5, 2020
The Grand Caillou/Dulac Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw have long practiced self-isolation and sustainable food production.
May 12, 2020
As the virus spreads through meatpacking plants across the U.S., immigrant communities struggle to get answers from the company or state about cases at a Mount Olive facility.
May 1, 2020
The Longs are multigenerational Indigenous farmers in the South. Like most farmers, they need on-the-ground support from extension agents.
November 27, 2019