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WNYC News

Immigrant Farm Workers, the Hidden Part of New York's Local Food Movement

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Thanksgiving is the ultimate harvest holiday, and no one knows that better than the tens of thousands of farm workers who grow and harvest New York’s produce.The reality of agriculture is that a hefty percentage of the people who plant and harvest New York’s local food are immigrant workers, many of whom put themselves in danger to cross the border into the United States to work the land.

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: Post-Sandy Farm Report

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Farmers from around the area are making repairs, cleaning up, and getting back to their markets. Last Chance Foods spoke with farmers in Long Island and New Jersey and got the latest news from New York City's farmers markets.

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WNYC News

It’s Not Easy Being a Greenmarket

Thursday, August 16, 2012

The number of farmers markets in New York has more than doubled in the last dozen years, according to recent figures from the state. But by one estimate, half of the new markets will close within five years.

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Features

Zuccotti Park Greenmarket Relocates Due to Occupy Wall Street

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Zuccotti Park Greenmarket patrons will have to get their winesap apples, broccoli rabe and hot pear cider on West Broadway, now that the farmers' market has relocated there due to Occupy Wall Street.

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