An open letter to Publix, from a Polk-County raised girl…
Update: As of February 22, 2016 Publix, still refuses to acknowledge its role in the deplorable conditions of farm workers. Please consider sending a letter to Publix expressing your support for farm worker’s rights and consider buying your produce elsewhere.
Dear Publix Executives and Shareholders,
Yesterday I watched in horror as one of my favorite companies made me ashamed of my loyalty. Today I watched the James Beard Award Winning documentary, Food Chains Film, with my 10-year old son. It put me in a terrible position, looking for a way to defend the way my family chooses to spend a huge chunk of our monthly budget.
As the credits rolled Tristan asked, “Why do we shop somewhere that doesn’t care about people who don’t look like us?” [Read more…]