Tomato picker Fatima giving interview about her struggle to make ends meet.

Fatima, a tomato picker

I meant to post this last week during the aforementioned Global Food Week, but I’ve been terribly busy (and now have two sprained index fingers!). This post comes from Global Food Week, with videos of some of the people who struggle to make ends meet growing food for the global North.

What did you have for dinner last night? There is a good chance that at least one of the ingredients in your meal came from the other side of the globe. Think about the spices you used, the fruit you had as a desert or the vegetables you cooked.  Many of the products that we consume on a daily basis are grown, picked, processed or packed by people in the Global South.

Read the full post and see the videos here: A Living Wage – Blog by Wendy Schutte | Global Food Week 2015