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15785
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A report released in September 2011 by Oxfam American and the Farm Labor Organizing Committee details the human rights abuses in North Carolina's tobacco industry while unveiling detailed claims of exploitation and mistreatment of undocumented workers in tobacco fields throughout the state.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 28 Issue 45, Sept 2011, p7, 9, f Periodical Website
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16381
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A new photo exhibit shows the plight of a hidden labor force in North Carolina: child farmworkers.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 29 Issue 13, Mar 2012, p28-29, f Periodical Website
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21927
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Tanya Jisa, a social worker and advocate for sustainable agriculture, created the Benevolence Farm project in 2006. It is located on eleven acres in Alamance County and seeks to provide a safe, supportive transition for former women prisoners.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 44, Oct 2013, p35, por Periodical Website
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23217
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Tolo Martinez of Cliff's Meat Market is the subject of a documentary \"Un Buen Carnicero,' which details the hardships of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 9, March 2015, p14-15, il Periodical Website
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27156
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Toriano and Serena Fredericks run the Boricua Soul food truck in Durham. Their food speaks to their mixed heritage of Puerto Rico and North Carolina. In response to skeptical questions on the authenticity of their food, the couple says that mixture is what America is.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 20, May 2016, p30-31, por Periodical Website
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27258
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North Carolina is home to more hogs than people, and pork is one of the state's top agricultural exports. Pastured pork is a form of resistance against an industrial behemoth, one rife with poor practices and environmental disasters. To combat this, a small but growing number of people in the Triangle area are raising hogs with consideration for the animals' welfare as well as their flavor.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 33, August 2016, p22-23, il Periodical Website
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27257
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Oscar Diaz of Jose and Sons, the premier Mexican-Southern restaurant in downtown Raleigh, regularly dines at El Taco Market. While there is a trend for authentic tacos, palates are changing as diverse cultures in North Carolina merge. As a Southern-born Mexican-American in Raleigh, Diaz combines ingredients to produce a menu featuring meals rooted in cultures on both sides of the border.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 33, August 2016, p20-21, por Periodical Website
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27420
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In October, Reframing Food will be on exhibit at the Carrack Modern Art in Durham. The exhibit features photography by members of the Food Youth Initiative, a network of four groups across North Carolina working toward food justice in their communities. Their work intimately portrays a powerful personal perspective uncommon in the mainstream food world.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 37, Sept 2016, p22, por Periodical Website
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27424
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Evelyn Martinez moved to North Carolina nine years ago as a teenage boy, leaving her parents behind in rural Oaxaca, Mexico, after attempting suicide. She and other transgender Latinos are part of the Durham non-profit El Centro Hispano to help bring light to a new Southern community that has been hidden from view.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 38, Sept 2016, p24-25, por Periodical Website
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27444
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The Ceja Bautista family is distributing bowls of pozole stew at a mobile home park in Durham to celebrate Saint Francis of Assisi. The stew is rooted in spiritual traditions and Mexican celebrations that express gratitude with generosity.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 40, Oct 2016, p14-16, il Periodical Website
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27467
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Women in North Carolina are entering the local meat business at a rate well above the national average. This year Orange County hosted the third Women Working in the Meat Business Conference. Attendees learned about farming, raising livestock, butchering meat, and new entrepreneurial opportunities.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 39, Oct 2016, p20, por Periodical Website
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27797
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The Cookery will open as Durham’s first culinary incubator and certified kitchen space for rent. Entrepreneurs Nick Hawthorne-Johnson and Rochelle Johnson have opened the kitchen available 24/7 for rent to local businesses and individuals like food truck owners, artisanal bakers, or anyone without a permanent restaurant location. As a small business incubator, The Cookery will also offer business, marketing, and communications classes through Johnson’s Row Design Studios.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 28 Issue 14, April 2011, p39 Periodical Website
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27898
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Students, faculty, and staff at NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Duke are pursuing ways to change the food systems in their communities. These individuals are looking for ways to make systems more fair and reliant on crops and animals raised locally. Student activists are the ones who have taken the lead, pressuring their universities and communities to change their habits and provide them with organic, locally sourced foods from sustainable farms. Universities are beginning to listen and are working with students to adapt to this change.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 13, March 2010, p35-36 Periodical Website
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27933
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The TROSA Grocery has opened in East Durham. The nonprofit is part of a regional effort to provide low-income communities access to affordable healthy food. Before TROSA Grocery opened nearest grocery store had been two miles away making the only food available the kinds that are sold in convenience stores. The grocery store will help make shopping more convenient and especially help the elderly and those trying to eat healthy foods.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 20, May 2010, p14-17 Periodical Website
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28056
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The Crop Mob is a group of farmers without farms who spend one Sunday each month helping out on small farms in rural Orange and Chatham counties. The group has been a part of why the number of small farms in the Triangle area has increased over the last decade. The group is made of mostly young farmers and activists and the group has gained national attention for their work.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 26 Issue 42, October 2009, p35-36 Periodical Website