We all know our farmers and farm workers are ESSENTIAL, not just during this pandemic but every day! While keeping working to produce our food is absolutely necessary, it is equally important that they stay safe while doing it.

Farm Worker Safety During Covid-19 from Save Family Farming on Vimeo.

Following best practices put forward by a number of industry groups and government organizations, farmers have taken a number of measure to protect workers while producing foods.

Although some have claimed that farmworkers are especially vulnerable, and have tried to limit their ability to work, the truth is that they are no more vulnerable than any other essential workers, and the risks can and are being managed by responsible farmers and their valued employees.