A reminder to #ThankAFarmworker for harvesting your Thanksgiving meal

A reminder to #ThankAFarmworker for harvesting your Thanksgiving meal

Where do Thanksgiving foods come from? No, not the grocery store.

Well, thanks to a Twitter campaign by United Farm Workers (UFW), you can now learn what it takes to supply America’s grocery stores ahead of Thanksgiving. The nation’s largest farm workers union asked its followers to share their favorite Thanksgiving dishes, and in return, UFW tweeted back how farmers harvest our favorite holiday ingredients. 

Founded in 1962 by activists Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta, the union has advocated for stronger workplace protections, unionization, and education for the nation’s farm workers. This week they are encouraging people to #ThankAFarmworker ahead of the holidays. Read more…

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