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   Long Dependent On Immigrant Workers, Yakima Valley Growers Laboring With New Reality
by Phil Ferolito, Yakima Herald-Republic
Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 9:05AM EST

Last week, Miguel Gonzales worked quickly to pluck apples from trees in an orchard north of Tieton, Yakima County, before the snow season arrives.

“We work seven days a week, but that’s good,” Gonzales said after climbing down a ladder. “There’s not many people, so we have to work harder.”

Gonzales worked alongside several laborers hired by local grower Apple King to harvest a crop belonging to another grower — apples that otherwise wouldn’t have been picked.

To read the rest of the story, please go to: Yakima Herald-Republic

 


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