Coalition of Immokalee Workers

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Florida's Tomatoland Is Still Awfully Bleak

    This video has been sent to me a couple of time this week, filmed during a visit to Immokalee, Florida by Daniel Klein of The Perennial Plate. It's where a third of the country's tomatoes are grown for grocery sales.During his visit, Klein interviews Lupa Gonzalo from Guatemala, a tomato picker and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    Edible Balloons, Burger Bash Menu, and Other Food News

    Happy Presidents' Day. We bring you today's list of occasional links. 1. An incredibly light dessert: the edible balloon. Mmm. Green apple air.2. Food porn: a pizza cookbook shaped like a pizza. 3. This weekend's South Beach Wine and Food Festival's Burger Bash menu is unveiled, the $225 event hoste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Immokalee Workers Plan Major Push on Publix This Weekend

    Pressure mounts on Publix.‚ÄčThirty-year-old Romeo Ramirez has worked on Florida farms for his "whole life," he says. And despite the conditions he's seen -- stagnant wages, no benefits, and even migrant farm workers forced to work against their will -- he still seems to see the state he lives in as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2010

    CIF Launches Mobile "Modern Day Slavery Museum"

    Slavery museum has a captive audience‚ÄčEver wondered what it feels like to lift a 32-pound bucket of tomatoes? When the Coalition of Imokalee Workers' Modern Day Slavery Museum, which kicked off its statewide tour last week, hits town you'll have a chance. That 32-pound  bucket is part of the ... More >>

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    July 11, 2008
  • News

    April 24, 2003

    Shakin' tha Foundation

    A pair of South Florida rappers takes on Cheney, Ashcroft, and Taco Bell