Book Reviews and Media Coverage

Marke, B. Cover story: “Fieldwork: New book ‘Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies’ looks at the sorry state of migrant farmworker health care — and its larger implications in the global economy.San Francisco Bay Guardian. December 10, 2013.

Holmes, S.M. Interview by Philpott, T. “What it’s like to sneak across the border to harvest food.Mother Jones. October 31, 2013.

Benson, P. “Seth Holmes’ Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies.” Somatosphere.  October 16, 2013.

Holmes, S.M. Interview by Miller, J. “Travels with migrant farmworkers. A conversation with Seth Holmes about on-the-ground research for his new book.High Country News. October 9, 2013.

Holmes, S.M. Interview by McMillan, T. “Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: The human cost of American agriculture.” Civil Eats. October 7, 2013.

Serious Eats.  “Serious reads: four books we’re loving.Serious Eats. October 2, 2013.

Ealy, C. “An inside look at the lives of migrant farmworkers.Austin American Statesman. September 21, 2013.

Holmes, S.M. Interview. “Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies.” National Public Radio, KERA Think Texas. September 16, 2013.

Holmes, S.M. Interview by Moore, J. “Author Interview: Seth Holmes Talks About Farmworkers’ ‘Broken Bodies.’” Valley Public Radio. September 3, 2013.

Gonzales, M. “Fruits of oppression: Plight of migrant farmworkers at center of Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies.National Catholic Reporter. August 28, 2013.

Holmes, S.M. Interview by Dunn, K. “Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies.” Wisconsin Public Radio. The Kathleen Dunn Show.  August 27, 2013.

Holmes, S.M. Interview by Myrow, R. “What is the cost of how we farm?” KQED, The California Report, National Public Radio. August 22, 2013.

Food Politics.  “Books about food industry work: firsthand.Food Politics. August 19, 2013.

Holmes, S.M. Interview by Barclay, E. “Why picking your berries for $8,000 a year hurts a lot.” The Salt, National Public Radio. August 9, 2013.

Rogers, A. “Unseen sacrifices: New book reveals misperceptions, attitudes about migrant workers.Spokesman Review. July 27, 2013.

Holmes, S.M. Interview by Dawson, G. “Fresh fruit, broken bodies: the true cost of our produce.” Modern Farmer. July 19, 2013.

Temkar, A. “New investigations spotlight the work of immigrant laborers as they bring cheap food to American families.” Monterey County Weekly. July 18, 2013.

Holmes, S.M. Interview by Sundaram, V. “Q&A Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies—A doctor’s journey among migrant farmworkers.” New American Media. June 30, 2013.

Gates, M. “Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farm Workers in the United States.New York Journal of Books. June 19, 2013.

Martin, G. “The Fruits of Labor,” Review of Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farm Workers in the United States, by Seth M. Holmes. California Magazine. June 10, 2013.