fanaticalmariner wrote:Until someone engineers an automated means to harvest fruit and vegetables ....... there is no feasible means to deliver produce to markets throughout America. The cheap farm labor from south of the border is critical or else Americans will pay $5 for an apple.
Grow your own.
I'm sure there are "workshops" you can attend that will show you how to operate a hoe, a rake and a shovel.
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EasyGoin wrote:fanaticalmariner wrote: The cheap farm labor from south of the border is critical or else Americans will pay $5 for an apple.
There is a difference however between legal farm labors and illegal farm labors, from south of the border. If SeaFreak gets their way and the minimum wage is $15 per hour, then an apple get more expensive. So we have choices to make, allow illegal aliens in to the country as a source of cheap labor so you can get your cheap apples, or allow in legal workers that we would have to treat like any other legal working in USA including paying the legal minimum wage.
Isn't it the Mexicans who come here
to pick our fruits and veg. who want
to pick for the wage they get?
They probably are getting better wages
than in Mexico.
They have been coming here for years
and doing a good job. But they have
visa's. Or do you call it "green cards"?
This $15 hr. makes you think, doesn't it?
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