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Moorpark dinner celebrates farmworkers and what they reap

Without farmworkers, Ventura County wouldn’t be the fertile, agricultural paradise it is.

And those workers need low-cost housing, John Krist, CEO of the Ventura County Farm Bureau, said Thursday at the From Field to Fork dinner in Moorpark.

“If farmworkers …

Sembrando Salud


To Inspire Health and Happiness

Obesity is one of the top public health issues worldwide. Mexico’s obesity trend has been alarming, to the point of becoming the country with the highest incidence of obesity in the world. In 2010, RAC …

Why do harvesters come to San Quintin to work for BerryMex?

Traditionally, the San Quintin agriculture region has attracted workers from all over Mexico, including Oaxaca, Puebla, Chiapas, Guerrero and other southern states. BerryMex has provided employment opportunities for the growing number of migrant workers that come to San Quintin, employing …

BerryMex is at 100 Percent Capacity with its Workforce

BerryMex, an agriculture leader in the San Quintin Valley in Baja California, remains committed to helping stabilize local communities, ensuring the safety and fair treatment of its employees and getting workers back into the fields during a peak harvest period, …

New Twist on the Company Doctor

Source: | August 14, 2009

Critics fear physicians will become beholden to employer

As a variation on the company doctor emerges at big companies across the country that are sponsoring on-site medical centers to provide employees with free or low-cost healthcare, an Oxnard berry grower …