Sunday October 11, 2015

The Price of a Cherry

Amy Attas hard at work picking cherries.

Amy Attas hard at work picking cherries. (Credit: Sandro Lacarbona )

Listen 6:40

For all the good talk of "farm to table", most of us still think food comes from a store. We know little about how it's grown and even less about the people who do the very hard work to bring it to us. People like Amy Attas.
Her essay is called The Price of a Cherry.

Cherry pickers

Amy Attas with her fellow cherry pickers. (Sandro Lacarbona )