Food for Thought
Thursday, Oct 20, 2011 – 7:00 pm, $6.00 BUY TICKETS The LINDA
WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio
339 Central Ave.
518-465-5233 ext 4 | email@example.com
The Willow School
Thursday, Oct 20, 2011 – 6:30 pm
contact The Willow School for more info Phone: 908-470-9500
Long Island Premier at Adelphi University
Monday, Oct 24th (National Food Day), 7pm
Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AU PAC) Concert Hall
Free and open to the public but due to space limitations, R.S.V.P. is required to Sarah Eichberg at firstname.lastname@example.org
More info available at http://events.adelphi.edu/news/2011/20111012.php
“If you eat produce, this issue affects you,” said Eva Longoria in an interview with HuffPost LatinoVoices.
Longoria explains how many children die from heat exhaustion and lack of water. They are also constantly working in toxic environment. She said that even though the pesticide level was lowered, the level is suitable for a 160 pound person. “So if you are a child in the field you are exposed to 2 to 3 times as much as you are supposed to,” Longoria said.
The psychological effects are also most detrimental to their success, she said.
“These children don’t have an answer to ‘What do you want to do when you grow up?’ They feel like they don’t have any other options because they are stuck in the cycle of poverty,” Longoria stresses.
The Harvest/La Cosecha is now available on DVD. Click here to get your copy now!
The Harvest/La Cosecha is now available on DVD
Every year there are more than 400,000 American children who are torn away from their friends, schools and homes to pick the food we all eat. Zulema, Perla and Victor labor as migrant farm workers, sacrificing their own childhoods to help their families survive. THE HARVEST/LA COSECHA profiles these three as they journey from the scorching heat of Texas’ onion fields to the winter snows of the Michigan apple orchards and back south to the humidity of Florida’s tomato fields to follow the harvest.
From the Producers of the Academy-Award® nominated film, WAR/DANCE, Executive Producer Eva Longoria and director U. Robert Romano, this award-winning documentary provides an intimate glimpse into the lives of these children who struggle to dream while working 12 – 14 hours a day, 7 days a week to feed America.
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