Rural Neighborhoods in the Media

Metro Won’t Close Migrants’ Camp

Metro has called off next week’s threatened closing of the Everglades Migrant Labor Camp after growers agreed to rent half the camp’s 400 trailers Jack Campbell, secretary-treasurer of the South Florida Tomato and Vegetable Growers Association, said Monday that migrants will have to pay up or get out under the new management, which takes over…

Nonprofit Group to Take Control of Labor Camp

Metro commissioners have agreed to turn the reins of the financially troubled Everglades Migrant Labor Camp over to a 15- member nonprofit corporation controlled by farmworkers. The management plan accepted last week was a blend of proposals forwarded by rival camp factions who recently have smoothed out their differences. Read the article Nonprofit Group to…

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