Virginia Ruiz, JD is Director of Occupational and Environmental Health at Farmworker Justice, a national advocacy and education organization for farmworkers in the U.S. She focuses on administrative and legislative advocacy and community education for farmworkers and other low-income Latino communities on issues related to environmental justice, occupational health and safety, and access to healthcare.
By Virginia Ruiz, Eugenia Economos, Food Tank
Right now, farming with toxic pesticides is the norm. But, for the health of all people from farm to table, we need to create a food system where organic is for all. The solution is here—we just have to grow it.