[Image: A white family gathered around a table laden with food, captioned ‘Thanks, Jesus, for this food.’ Below, another image, of a Latino farmworker harvesting onions. ‘De nada,’ the caption reads.]
Who are America’s farmers actually? Thanks to Latino Rebels blog for reminding us of one of our favorite memes that more accurately reflects reality.
Seventy-seven percent of farm workers were born in Latin America. But you wouldn’t guess if you watched the Dodge Ram’s Super Bowl ad that glorifies the American farmer as God’s crowning creation.