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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.’
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.
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.
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.
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.