Posted by: MM | August 21, 2012

New Video Series on Food Justice Theme

Three short videos feature the work of Huerto De La Familia in Oregon. The videos focus on the Hispanic population in that state, also pertinent to refugee and other disadvantaged farmers in other parts of the country.

The first film in a three-part series, Harvest of Pride: Cultivating Community features the stories of families, social workers and community practitioners. While news media continue to focus mostly on the “hunger problem”, the film points to the largely ignored epidemic of food insecurity among Latinos and immigrants. Read more >

The second film, Harvest of Pride: Growing Food Leaders follows a cooperative of Latino farmers who’ve launched their own successful organic farm business. Read more >

The final film, Harvest of Pride: Seeds of Hope focuses on the unexpected opportunities for Latino immigrant entrepreneurs. Putting aside the negative hot button topics, there is a community of families and individuals trying to be productive, innovative and part of a new community. Read more >

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