“Most people don’t know that cucumbers grow on vines like tomatoes, requiring constant care to ensure that the plant grows in the proper direction” -Lupita López Dearcia Comitán, proud farmworker and mother of 5
Daily Practice: The choice of what we eat can serve the war economy or grow the peace economy. Do you know who picked the vegetables you are eating today? What can you do to support the farmworkers in your area? What can you do to eat food grown locally? Today, as we celebrate National Farm Worker Awareness Week, see what it would take to eat only locally grown food and learn about who picked it.
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