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Wed October 9, 2013
Voices from the fields: Migrant workers in Michigan
From urban farming in Detroit, the Traverse City Cherry Festival, to farmers markets in hundreds of Michigan cities, this state prides itself on its agriculture.
And we should.
But when you see that Michigan seal on apples and blueberries and cherries in the grocery store, do you ever wonder who are the faces and voices behind these products?
In this documentary, we’ll hear from these farm workers that bring these fruits and vegetables to our tables.
We’ll hear about the struggle for fair wages, good housing and how the immigration debate can affect the lives of the 94,000 migrant workers and their families in Michigan.
Below is the full audio of the documentary