Washington State Orchard Workers Are New COVID-19 Hotspots; Consolidation of Fruit Production Paved the Way

June 1, 2020 (EIRNS) — In recent decades, 68 percent of all U.S. apple production for fresh consumption came to be concentrated in Washington state, as the national food system was consolidated in ways to serve Wall Street profiteering off both the farmers and consumers. Yakima County produces more apples than any other county inContinue reading “Washington State Orchard Workers Are New COVID-19 Hotspots; Consolidation of Fruit Production Paved the Way”