Chasing the Harvest in the Heat

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 workers are especially vulnerable, as they are already one of the most economically disadvantaged groups. This is a conversation on how rising temperatures are changing the way our food is grown and the choices we have at the grocery store. Blanca Banuelos, Co-Director, Migrant Unit, California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. Gabriel Thompson, Freelance Journalist and Author L. Ann Thrupp, executive Director, Berkeley Food Institute Dolores Huerta, Workers' Rights Activist This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, CA on September 19, 2017. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

by Climate One