Getz, Christy, & Minkoff-Zern, Laura-Anne. "Farmworkers - The Basis and Bottom of the Food Chain." Globalization Comes Home. 18(1) 2011. www.urbanhabitat.org. Accessed November 21st, 2013.
This specific webpage focuses on farmworkers and the severity of the health issues that come with the job. It also talks about how the type of work being done leads to hunger and the irony of how they are working with food yet still cannot afford to feed their own families, and instead rely on the government. There is also a brief section on organic farming and how it is very similar to that of conventional farming when it comes to labor.
Grace Communications Foundation. Accidents, Injuries, and Health.
http://www.sustainabletable.org/273/workers#immigrant . Accessed December 4th, 2013.
The Grace Communications Foundation focuses on accidents, injuries and health for immigrant workers in the food system, specifically farm workers. There is also a brief section that talks about immigrant workers rights and the difficulties that come with being an immigrant worker especially in this line of work.
Jacobson, Ariel, & Lo, Joann. "Human Rights from Field to Fork Improving Labor Conditions for Food-sector Workers by Organizing across Boundaries." Race/Ethnicity: Mulitidisciplinary Global Contexts. 5(1) 2011. 61-82. http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/rac/summary/v005/5.1.lo.html
From Field to Fork talks about the immense size of the food system and how it has to support the entire nation, or the world given the globalized world. The article looks at the history of the food system and how it has led to the disregard for human rights, in addition to analyzing the inequalities and discrimination when it comes to power in the food system.
Jayaraman, Saru. "The Hands That Feed Us: Challenges and Opportunities for Workers Along the Food Chain." Food Chain Workers Alliance. Web. Accessed November 30th, 2013. http://foodchainworkers.org/?p=1973 .
The Hands That Feed Us analyzes the five core food occupations and industries and shows how the corporation impact workers due to low wages. The study interviewed workers and they talked about how the corporations create unfair competition due to their immense amount of money and disregard for human rights. The article also analyzes the poor quality of life and benefits that go along with working in the sector regardless of race or ethnicity.
Minnesota Workforce Characteristics. Migration Policy Institute. Web. November 19th, 2013. http://www.migrationinformation.org/DataHub/state3.cfm?ID=MN#1
This website shows statistics of race/ethnicity and the type of work that they are involved in. It shows statistics on how much money and benefits individuals make by working within certain sectors.
Siple, Julie. "The Face of Hunger: Migrant workers in southern Minn." MPR News. Web. July 12, 2011. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2011/07/12/hunger-tour-montgomery
Minnesota Public Radio went down to southern Minnesota to investigate what it is like on farms down there. Every year thousands of migrant workers move there every summer in order to make money from the harvest. The article proves that human rights issues when it comes to farm laborers are also in our home state even though people don't necessarily see it.