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Our Community Reads - Farm to Table: Smooth Road or Bumps Along the Way?

Our Community Reads - Farm to Table: Smooth Road or Bumps Along the Way?

The panelists will compare the working conditions of today’s farmworkers to the conditions of the Depression era, look at Labor issues from a historical perspective, and show how best practices are being applied in today’s farming. Dr. Ann López, Executive Director of the Center for Farmworker Families. Dick Peixoto, owner of Lakeside Organic Gardens. Peter Shapiro, author of Song of the Stubborn One Thousand: The Watsonville Canning Strike, 1985-87 . Alicia Bencomo Garcia (Professor of Ethnic Studies, Cabrillo College), moderator

Sponsored by the Friends of the Aptos Library.

Location: The Social Hall at Temple Beth El,  3055 Porter Gulch Road, Aptos

Hybrid event

Date:
Thursday, February 16, 2023
Time:
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Branch:
Offsite
Audience:
  Adults  
Categories:
  Our Community Reads     SCPL Friends  
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

Registration is required. There are 47 in-person seats available. There are 34 online seats available.

Our Community Reads is a program of the Friends of the Aptos Library, in which the community selects a book and then comes together for a series of related events. All events are free and open to the public.

For more information visit: friendsofaptoslibrary.org

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