AP STORY: Latino Strawberry Growers

Gosia Wozniacka AP STORIES

Early this week, I drove to the Watsonville-Salinas valley on California’s Central Coast – half of the strawberries grown in the state come from this area. And California grows 90 percent of the nation’s strawberries. It is clear to see why Watsonville-Salinas is ‘strawberry central.’ As soon as you get off the highway, you are completely surrounded by strawberry fields. …

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 …