A Slave in Florida's Tomato Fields

September 01, 2015 Mariah Long Infographic 
Forced Labor

In June, we did a spotlight on everything the Fair Food Program and The Coalition of Immokalee Workers are doing for the workers in Florida's tomato fields. We wanted to grab an excerpt from Barry Estabrook's book Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit to tell a story about one man who was held captive in one of those tomato fields.


Topics: Forced Labor

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Mariah Long

Mariah is the Program Manager of End Slavery Now. Currently living in Cincinnati, Ohio, she graduated from the University of Cincinnati's DAAP program with a degree in Digital Design.