Just Labor Practices
"In a California Valley, Healthy Food Everywhere but on the Table" (a New York Times article published just before Thanksgiving 2016) documents the continuing problem of farmworkers being unable to afford the food they harvest.
Information about CIW's National Boycott of Wendy's:
Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States (2013) provides an intimate examination of the everyday lives and suffering of Mexican migrants in our contemporary food system. http://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520275140
November 22-28 is International Food Workers Week--Thanksgiving is a good time to think about the many workers who bring us our food. This post from the Lexicon of Food has several articles sharing stories of the people behind our food: https://www.lexiconoffood.com/thefoodlist/food-chain-workers
Hardship on Mexico's farms, a bounty for U.S. tables. A Los Angeles Times reporter and photographer find that thousands of laborers at Mexico's mega-farms endure harsh conditions and exploitation while supplying produce for American consumers: http://graphics.latimes.com/product-of-mexico-camps/.
Food Chains. In this 2014 documentary, an intrepid group of Florida farmworkers battle to defeat the $4 trillion global supermarket industry through their ingenious Fair Food program, which partners with growers and retailers to improve working conditions for farm laborers in the United States. http://www.foodchainsfilm.com/