Ricci Shryock for NPR
If you happen to’ve ever had strawberries, there’s a good likelihood they have been grown in a province in southern Spain referred to as Huelva.
Spain is the second largest producer of strawberries, behind the US.
And the jurisdiction of Huelva is the place 80% of the nation’s berries are grown, in an business that’s more and more demanding.
The work is year-round and requires subject employees who tackle the repetitive job planting seedlings after which harvesting when prepared. This job normally falls on migrants, many from Africa.
They describe difficult circumstances within the fields and with their bosses, who are sometimes sluggish to present them work papers. When they don’t seem to be working, they’ve to fret about ducking the police and hazard in a close-by settlement the place most of them dwell.
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