September 19th, 2017

Speakers

Co-Director, Migrant Unit, California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.

Freelance Journalist and Author

Executive Director, Berkeley Food Institute

Description 

Rising temperatures are making hard outdoor jobs even harder. It is the kind of heat that will ground airplanes and melt rail lines, and health experts say agricultural and construction workers will be especially vulnerable. What is being done to protect these often low-paid workers from heat exhaustion and dehydration? Join us for a conversation on how rising temperatures are changing the way our food is grown and the choices we have at the grocery store.