Farmworkers who pick tomatoes in Florida get paid by the bucket, on average earning one cent per pound. The documentary “Food Chains” highlight the struggles and successes of these Florida workers and others around the country.
Farmworkers who pick tomatoes in Florida get paid by the bucket, on average earning one cent per pound. The documentary “Food Chains” highlight the struggles and successes of these Florida workers and others around the country. Forest Woodward
Farmworkers who pick tomatoes in Florida get paid by the bucket, on average earning one cent per pound. The documentary “Food Chains” highlight the struggles and successes of these Florida workers and others around the country. Forest Woodward
Nosh Pit with Chris Macias

Nosh Pit with Chris Macias

Chris Macias chops it up about local food issues

Documentary a grim primer on realities of ‘farm to fork’

November 22, 2014 10:00 AM

UPDATED November 26, 2014 05:10 PM

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Chris Macias has served as The Sacramento Bee's food and wine writer since 2008. His writing adventures have ranged from the kitchen at French Laundry to helping pick 10 tons of zinfandel grapes with migrant farmworkers in Lodi. Chris judges regularly at food, wine and cocktail competitions around Northern California. Reach him at cmacias@sacbee.com or 916-321-1253. Twitter: @chris_macias.