In 2013 I attended a gathering of farmworker advocates in Chapel Hill that rekindled my awareness of this massive workforce, invisible to most Americans, working at the lowest rung of our economic ladder. So I began writing about farmworkers, which appeared on, my blog The Considerate Omnivore, and The Farmworker Advocacy Network.

The secret lives of America’s migrant farmers

The Considerate Omnivore

The Considerate Omnivore website

Considering the farmworker

Considering the farmworker: What I’ve learned

Father Tony

Land of the free? Not for U.S. farmworkers according to visiting British MPs

The secret lives of America’s migrant farmers

Cultivating farmworker advocates, one student at a time

500 miles from Immokalee

A Chavez for here and now

The nice camp

These vecinos are more than just neighbors

It ain’t just tobacco

Handcuffed in defense of farmworker rights

The lives of child farmworkers in their own pictures and words

Revisiting a classic

Another struggling workforce hidden in plain sight

Considering the animal: Part 1

Considering the animal: Part 2

Farmworker Advocacy Network

One heat-related death is too many

Child labor op-eds: The power of a red herring