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  • Pickers back at work in Baja California, but animosity remains

    Pickers back at work in Baja California, but animosity remains
    The farmworker strike that has crippled Baja California agricultural exports appears to be easing, but labor leaders and industry officials remain at odds and hundreds of protesters on Monday headed to the state capital to keep pressing for higher wages.
  • Baja labor leaders learned tactics from their efforts in U.S.

    Baja labor leaders learned tactics from their efforts in U.S.
    Before Fidel Sanchez led protest marches this month against growers in Baja California, he fought for higher wages from tomato farmers in Florida. Justino Herrera, who dons an Army fatigue jacket during labor talks, once led a work stoppage against an...

    12 great recipes for grapefruit

    12 great recipes for grapefruit
    It seems to be a peculiarity of the citrus family that extremely different fruits find themselves grouped under a single name. Think “tangerine,” which includes everything from the pinkie-sized Kishu to some of the new varieties such as the...

    Why almond growers aren't the water enemy

    Why almond growers aren't the water enemy
    A quarter-century ago, when I first started farming the fertile ground of western Fresno County, my crop was cotton. I wasn't alone. Back then, the San Joaquin Valley had more than 1 million acres of white gold. Federal water cost me — hard to...

    A dozen great recipes for artichokes

    A dozen great recipes for artichokes
    Probably 98% of people in America have only eaten artichokes prepared one way – steamed or boiled and then served with mayonnaise or melted butter. They don’t know what they’re missing. Sure, those big old heads are impressive...