For some Americans, unemployment and economic problems are casting a dark shadow over this Thanksgiving. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT F-M’s Laura Christmas reports the Gainesville community is doing what it can to help make the holidays a little brighter for those who have trouble making ends meet.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/HomelessandHungryHolidayFeature.mp3]
In 2010 the Agricultural Justice Project launched the Food Justice certification, which ensures farmworker rights not granted by law. These rights create new costs for certified farmers while the American farmers’ debt has risen to $409 billion.