Food workers in Minnesota

I’m in Minnesota for the summer.  I’m on vacation but many people come here to work in agriculture and food processing. MPR reports that many food workers are hungry:

Every year, workers from the Rio Grande Valley of Texas gather their children and clothes and drive 1,500 miles to Minnesota, in an annual migration that spans generations.

Most will head for the vegetable processing plants sprinkled across southern Minnesota, where they work for a handful of companies, including Seneca Foods Corp. They process peas and corn and other vegetables that wind up on your grocery store shelf (more, here)


(Photo: MPR/Caroline Yang. More photos, here).

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