According to a 2011 study of the prevalence of food insecurity among migrant farmworkers in Georgia, 62.8% did not have enough food. The same study found that the level of food insecurity in this population of migrant and seasonal farmworkers was more than 4 times greater than the general U.S. population and 50% greater than those living in poverty. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/publichealthresources/138
Addressing the cruel irony of food insecurity among those who harvest our food
- Producing, harvesting and sharing home and community garden abundance to overcome food insecurity among low income, migrant farmworker communities.
- Working to restore dignity and justice for migrant farmworkers in partnership with reputable and effective social service agencies.
- Addressing food insecurity and other livelihood challenges in migrant farmworker source countries by offering technical services with development partners in Central America and the Caribbean.