AP STORY: Labor shortages, a new reality in agriculture?

Gosia Wozniacka AP STORIES

I’m usually a big skeptic when it comes to labor shortages in agriculture. I put on my reporter hat and ask: are these shortages real, or are they just slogans used by the agriculture industry to advance an agenda? I say this, because for years – for decades – the U.S. had been awash in farmworkers streaming in from Mexico. …

AP PHOTOS: Greenfield indigenous art

Gosia Wozniacka AP PHOTOS

This is a series of photos I shot for the Greenfield Divided City story. Every two weeks, indigenous migrant farmworkers from the Mexican Triqui community gather together to teach their children indigenous art and music. Organized by Triqui leader Mariano Alvarez and other community leaders _ most of whom work daily in the fields surrounding Greenfield _ the workshop is …