Summer 2016

IGT looks at the difficult issue of farm labor; from domestic and international fair trade to immigration policy to attracting and retaining workers to the fields. Labor has always been a difficult topic for and among farmers. How much can and will the market support a living wage for farm workers?

Food Chains

These images were taken between August 2011 and December 2012, during the filming of the feature-length documentary Food Chains. Food Chains explores the exploitation in farm labor while exposing the modern-day forces that perpetrate such abuses. Ul...
IGT Summer 16

Farm Worker Rights

Farms can support farm worker rights and still be profitable On May 10, 2016, the New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the state of New York seeking 
farm worker rights. This is the latest salvo in support of the Democrat-backed (f...