Social sustainability, farm labor, and organic agriculture: Findings from an exploratory analysis

  title={Social sustainability, farm labor, and organic agriculture: Findings 
from an exploratory analysis},
  author={Aimee Shreck and Christy Getz and Gail Feenstra},
  journal={Agriculture and Human Values},
Much of the attention by social scientists to the rapidly growing organic agriculture sector focuses on the benefits it provides to consumers (in the form of pesticide-free foods) and to farmers (in the form of price premiums). By contrast, there has been little discussion or research about the implications of the boom in organic agriculture for farmworkers on organic farms. In this paper, we ask the question: From the perspective of organic farmers, does “certified organic” agriculture… 
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