Related Sites: Miscellaneous

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After I Pick the Fruit follows the lives of five immigrant farmworker women over a ten-year period as they labor in the apple orchards and fields of rural western New York, migrate seasonally to Florida, raise their families, and try to hide from the Bush-era immigration raids that were conducted in response to 9/11. Filmed in New York, Florida, and Mexico, this intimate, bittersweet, feature-length film illuminates a community that is nearly invisible to most Americans, and will change the way you look at our national ‘immigration problem.’”
American Harvest - A movie about a journey from Florida to New York, including a trip to the Mexican border, reveals the lives and issues of legal and illegal migrants and farmers working toward a better life.
Associated New York State Food Processors - the oldest statewide food processing trade association in the nation, their principle function is to be active in legislative and regulatory affairs in New York State.
America's Farmworkers - Introduces migrant and seasonal farmworkers - who they are, what they do, and how they fit into the agricultural economy.
American Farm Bureau - "The Voice of Agriculture" with links to state Farm Bureaus, news and views, issues and legislative action of interest to American farmers.
Catholic Migrant Farmworker Network - Contains information about missionary outreach to farmworkers.
Farmworkers.Org - An initiative of the Sin Fronteras Organizing Project. This site is dedicated to publicizing their work and to educating the public about the plight of agricultural workers.
HandsNet - HandsNet is a national, nonprofit organization that promotes information sharing, cross-sector collaboration and advocacy among individuals and organizations working on a broad range of public interest issues.
The Harvest of Hope Foundation serves to: • Support migrant farmworkers and their families with emergency aid; • Issue small grants to programs that assist migrant families; • Provide financial aid to migrant students attending college via the Paths To Scholarships Fund; • Heighten awareness of the plight of migrant farmworkers in the country; and • Coordinate with agencies assisting migrant families and their children with education, immunizations and medical needs, and social services.
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy - Promotes resilient family farms, rural communities and ecosystems around the world through research and education, science and technology, and advocacy.
Rural and Migrant Ministry - A multi-faith, non-profit organization that works alongside the disenfranchised rural residents and agricultural residents of New York State through programs of education and empowerment.
Sin Fronteras Organizing Project (SFOP) - Profiles border-area migrant farmworkers and features a history of the bracero program. The site discusses the organization's activities related to immigration issues, inadequate housing and pesticide dangers.
Student Action with Farmworkers is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to bring students and farmworkers together to learn about each other’s lives, share resources and skills, improve conditions for farmworkers, and build diverse coalitions working for social change. SAT works with farmworkers, students, and advocates in the Carolinas and nationwide to create a more just agricultural system.
United States Department of Agriculture - of particular interest under the "Other Services" section is the "USDA for Kids" connection. At the bottom of that page is a link to USDA Photos where a new historical section features photos from the Farm Security Administration's renowned collection of the 1930's and 1940's. Many images of farmworkers can be found under "Agriculture."